Dutch Caribbean Species Register

Overview of the biodiversity of Aruba, Bonaire, Curaçao, Saba, Sint Eustatius and Sint Maarten

Black Land Crab Gecarcinus lateralis

Photo: Mark Yokoyama

Classification

Gecarcinus [genus] (3)
lateralis [species]

Classification

Gecarcinus [genus] (3)
lateralis [species]

Presence

Recorded on
  • Aruba
  • Bonaire
  • Curaçao
  • Sint Maarten
  • Presence status
  • Indigenous (1) - Aruba
  • Indigenous (1) - Bonaire
  • Indigenous (1) - Curaçao
  • Indigenous (1) - Sint Maarten

  • Publications

    • Chace, F.A., Hobbs, H.H. 1969. The freshwater and terrestrial decapod crustaceans of the West Indies, with special reference to Dominica. Bulletin of the Smithsonian Institution, United States National Museum 292: 1-258.
    • Chace, F.A., Holthuis, L.B. 1948. Land and freshwater decapod Crustacea from the Leeward Group and northern south America. Studies on the fauna of Curaçao, Aruba, Bonaire and the Venezuelan Islands 3: 21-28.
    • Legall, N., Poupin, J. 2017. CRUSTA: Database of Crustacea (Decapoda and Stomatopoda), with special interest for those collected in French overseas territories. [link]
    • Poupin, J. 2018. Les crustacés décapodes des Petites Antilles, avec de nouvelles observations pour Saint Martin, la Guadeloupe, la Martinique. 261. Muséum national d'Histoire naturelle, Paris.
    • Rathbun, M.J. 1924. Brachyuran crabs collected at Curaçao. Bijdragen tot de kennis der fauna van Curaçao 13-21.
    • Rathbun, M.J. 1936. Zoologische Ergebnisse einer Reise nach Bonaire, Curaçao und Aruba im Jahre 1930. 17. Brachyuran Crustacea from Bonaire, Curaçao and Aruba. Zoologische Jahrbücher. Abteilung für Systematik, Ökologie und Geographie der Tiere 67(5-6): 379-388.