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Academic & Professional Books  Insects & other Invertebrates  Arthropods (excl. insects)  Crustaceans

Freshwater Crabs (Crustacea: Decapoda: Gecarcinucidae and Potamidae) of Mizoram

Identification Key Monograph
By: Santanu Mitra(Author)
76 pages, 28 plates with 116 colour photos, 4 plates with 7 colour illustrations and colour maps
Freshwater Crabs (Crustacea: Decapoda: Gecarcinucidae and Potamidae) of Mizoram
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Language: English

This contribution gives a taxonomic account of the two freshwater crab families Gecarcinucidae and Potamidae found in the northeastern Indian state of Mizoram, which is traversed by numerous streams and rivers. Also included is information on the use of these crabs as food and ethnomedicine, threats, and proposed conservation measures. A total of 15 species were discovered after three consecutive surveys during 2013-2015, belonging to ten genera., including one new species, Teretamon indicum.

Contents

1. Introduction
2. Review of literature
3. Materials and methods
4. Systematic list
5. Taxonomic account
6. Freshwater crab as food and ethno-medicine in Mizoram
7. Threats to freshwater crab in Mizoram
8. Proposed conservation measures
9. Summary
10. Acknowledgement
11. References
12. Figures

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Identification Key Monograph
By: Santanu Mitra(Author)
76 pages, 28 plates with 116 colour photos, 4 plates with 7 colour illustrations and colour maps
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