A new species of Freshwater Crab from Vietnam and China

Main report: Tiwaripotamon pluviosum: A new species of Freshwater Crab from Vietnam and China.
(SciencyThoughts Blog)
Other Reporting: Raffles Bulletin of Zoology, Species New to Science
Scientific Paper: Raffles Bulletin of Zoology   
New Taxa: Tiwaripotamon pluviosum
Categories: Crustaceans | New Species
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Freshwater Crabs of the genus Tiwaripotamon are found across southern China and Northern Vietnam. They have flattened bodies and elongate legs, and are commonly found in or close to limestone cave systems, though they lack specialist adaptations to cave-dwelling, and their natural history is not well inderstood.

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