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A checklist of the Chilean species of the genus Aegla (Decapoda, Anomura, Aeglidae)

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The distributional pattern of the Chilean species of the freshwater crab genus Aegla is presented. The survey based in literature revealed that in Chile eighteen species and two subspecies can be found along the continental part of the country, namely: A. abtao, A. affinis, A. alacalufi, A. araucaniensis, A. bahamondei, A. concepcionensis, A. cholchol, A. denticulata denticulata, A. denticulata lacustris, A. expansa, A. hueicollensis, A. laevis laevis, A. laevis talcahuano, A. manni, A. neuquensis, A. occidentalis, A. papudo, A. pewenchae, A. rostrata and A. spectabilis.

Affiliations: 1: Instituto de Ciencias Marinas y Limnológicas, Facultad de Ciencias, Universidad Austral de Chile, Casilla 567, Valdivia, Chile


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