Endangered Crustaceans of South America
Show crustaceans in South America with profiles available.
Show all crustaceans of concern in South America.
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Common Name Range ***
Arubolana imula Aruba Island (Netherland Antilles)
Boeckella spp. (1) Australia, Bolivia, Peru
Bottiella spp. (2) Colombia, Venezuela
Chaceus ibiricensis Colombia
Fredius granulatus Colombia
Hypolobocera spp. (9) Colombia, Ecuador, Peru
Lindacatalina sumacensis Colombia, Ecuador
Microthelphusa forcarti Venezuela
Moritschus spp. (2) Colombia, Ecuador
Neopseudothelphusa fossor Venezuela
Neostrengeria perijaensis Colombia
Notodiaptomus spp. (2) Brazil, Venezuela
Rodriguezus trujillensis Venezuela
Strengeriana antioquensis Colombia
Trichodactylus crassus Brazil
Tropocyclops spp. (2) Brazil
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**What crustaceans are listed here?:

The South America section of this site lists the folllowing crustaceans appearing on select endangered species lists:
  • Crustaceans that dwell in or migrate to any part of the South American continent and nearby islands.
  • Crustaceans dwelling in the Amazon Basin.

This list combines species from several endangered species lists. Using the total count of species found on this site as an official count of endangered species of the world is not recommended. For more information on what creatures are listed on this site, please visit our About EEC page.

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