Distribution of Cryptopotamon anacoluthon (Kemp, 1918) (Crustacea: Brachyura: Potamidae), a freshwater crab endemic to Hong Kong

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David John Stanton
http://orcid.org/0000-0002-1461-325X
Micheal Robertson Leven
http://orcid.org/0000-0002-8125-818X
Tommy Chung Hong Hui
http://orcid.org/0000-0001-8684-3284

Abstract

Cryptopotamon anacoluthon Kemp, 1918 is a tropical freshwater crab currently considered endemic to Hong Kong. The species is more widely distributed than previously known and potentially occurs outside Hong Kong. However, its habitat is under threat from development and channelisation of watercourses. It is hoped that understanding of the species’ distribution will aid in its conservation.

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Stanton, D.J., Leven, M.R. and Hui, T.C.H. 2017. Distribution of Cryptopotamon anacoluthon (Kemp, 1918) (Crustacea: Brachyura: Potamidae), a freshwater crab endemic to Hong Kong. Journal of Threatened Taxa. 9, 2 (Feb. 2017), 9786–9794. DOI:https://doi.org/10.11609/jott.3007.9.2.9786-9794.
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Author Biographies

David John Stanton, AEC Ltd., 127 Commercial Centre, Palm Springs, Yuen Long, Hong Kong

David J. Stanton is a professional ecologists at AEC Ltd. based in Hong Kong. They conduct surveys for a wide range of faunal groups and input into a range of large scale Environmental Impact Assessments and Strategic Planning studies in Hong Kong and Asia.

Micheal Robertson Leven, AEC Ltd., 127 Commercial Centre, Palm Springs, Yuen Long, Hong Kong

Michael. R. Leven is a professional ecologists at AEC Ltd. based in Hong Kong. They conduct surveys for a wide range of faunal groups and input into a range of large scale Environmental Impact Assessments and Strategic Planning studies in Hong Kong and Asia.

Tommy Chung Hong Hui, AEC Ltd., 127 Commercial Centre, Palm Springs, Yuen Long, Hong Kong

Tommy C.H. Hui is a professional ecologists at AEC Ltd. based in Hong Kong. They conduct surveys for a wide range of faunal groups and input into a range of large scale Environmental Impact Assessments and Strategic Planning studies in Hong Kong and Asia.

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