Specimen Information

Geothelphusa dehaani
Geothelphusa dehaani
(a freshwater crab)
Crustaceans-Crabs
Exotic

Specimen ID5013
GroupCrustaceans-Crabs
GenusGeothelphusa
Speciesdehaani
Common Namea freshwater crab
StateNV
CountyClark
LocalityLake Las Vegas near the city of Las Vegas, NV
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLas Vegas Wash
HUC8 Number15010015
HUC10 NameDuck Creek-Las Vegas Wash
HUC10 Number1501001507
HUC12 NameCity of Henderson-Las Vegas Wash
HUC12 Number150100150708
Map
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Collection Month3
Collection Year2000
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statuscollected
CommentsFirst introduction of a freshwater crab to be reported in the US. All specimens female. Native range is Japan.
Record TypePersonal communication
Earliest Recordnation
Disposalpreserved
VerifierDr. Neil Cumberlidge, Northern Michigan U., Marque
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected12


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [4/10/2021].

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