Freshwater decapods (Crustacea: Decapoda) of Palair Reservoir, Telangana, India

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Sudipta Mandal
Deepa Jaiswal
A. Narahari
C. Shivashankar


Recent surveys conducted in 2016–2018 from the Palair Reservoir of the Indian state of Telangana resulted in the collection of 153 specimens of freshwater decapods.  These specimens are assigned to 10 species: seven prawns in three genera and three families; three crabs in two genera of one family.  Among these, four species are recorded here as new records to Telangana: Penaeus semisulcatus De Haan, 1844, Caridina gracilipes De Man, 1892, Barytelphusa guerini (H. Milne Edwards, 1853), and Oziotelphusa sp.

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