Niphargus hrabei

Niphargus hrabei
Niphargus hrabei
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Crustacea
Class: Malacostraca
Order: Amphipoda
Family: Niphargidae
Genus: Niphargus
Species: N. hrabei
Binomial name
Niphargus hrabei
S. Karaman, 1932

Niphargus hrabei is a species of crustacean in family Niphargidae.[1] It is an originally Ponto-Caspian species that was found in the River Danube in Bavaria in the mid 1990s.[2] It is now known to occur in Austria, Croatia, Hungary, Romania, Russia, Serbia and Montenegro, Slovakia, and Ukraine; it is listed as a vulnerable species on the IUCN Red List.[3]


  1. ^ Jim Lowry (2010). "Niphargus hrabei S. Karaman, 1932". World Register of Marine Species. Retrieved June 19, 2011. 
  2. ^ H. A. M. Ketelaars (2004). "Range extensions of Ponto-Caspian aquatic invertebrates in continental Europe". In Henri J. Dumont, Tamara A. Shiganova & Ulrich Niermann. Aquatic Invasions in the Black, Caspian, and Mediterranean Seas: the Ctenophores Mnemiopsis leidyi and Beroe in the Ponto-Caspian and Other Aquatic Invasions. NATO Science Series: earth and environmental sciences. 35. Springer. pp. 209–235. ISBN 9781402018695. 
  3. ^ Boris Sket (1996). "Niphargus hrabei". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2.3. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved August 10, 2007. 

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