Trichodactylidae

Trichodactylidae

[‚trik·ə·dak′til·ə‚dē]
(invertebrate zoology)
A family of fresh-water crabs in the section Brachyura, found mainly in tropical regions.
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There are currently over 1,400 species of primary freshwater crabs assigned to five families: Trichodactylidae (48 species), Pseudothelphusidae (271 species), Potamo-nautidae (152 species), Potamidae (551 species), and Gecarcinucidae (372 species) (Cumberlidge, 2016).
They are composed of five families; Pseudothelphusidae Ortmann, 1893 (Neotropics; Wehrtmann et al., 2010) and Trichodactylidae H.
The smallest brachyuran species reported was Trichodactylus borellianus (Nobili, 1896) from the family Trichodactylidae, with a [CW.sub.max] of 10.4 mm in males (n = 155) and 12.4 mm in females (n = 182).
Freshwater crabs are represented in Brazil by two families (Pseudothelphusidae and Trichodactylidae) comprising at least 50 species, most of them belonging to Trichodactylidae (Cumberlidge et al., 2014).
Behavioral repertory of Trichodactylus panoplus (Crustacea: Trichodactylidae) under laboratory conditions.
Analise comparativa entre a fecundidade de Dilocarcinus pagei Stimpsone Sylviocarcinus australis Magalhaes & Turkay (Crustacea, Decapoda, Trichodactylidae) no Pantanal do Rio Paraguai, Porto Murtinho, Mato Groso do Sul.
Taxonomy of the neotropical freshwater crab family Trichodactylidae. The generic system with description of some new genera (Crustacea: Decapoda: Brachyura); Senckenbergiana Biologica, 75(1/2): 63-95.
Probably, only large terrestrial ctenid and theraphosid spiders present in the cave prey on adult Belostoma (Horstkotte et al., 2010); however, small nymphs are small enough to be eaten by larger cavefish and freshwater crabs (Avotrichodactylus bidens Bott 1969, Trichodactylidae).