Species Information

Class of Malacostraca (Crayfish) observations for selected counties

Linked life history provided courtesy of NatureServe Explorer.
Records may include both recent and historical observations.
US Status Definitions     Kentucky Status Definitions

List Class of Malacostraca (Crayfish) observations in 1 selected county.
Selected county is: Ballard.

Scientific Name and Life HistoryCommon Name and PicturesClassCountyUS StatusKY StatusWAPReference
Cambarellus shufeldtii Cajun Dwarf CrayfishMalacostracaBallardNS YesReference
Creaserinus fodiens Digger CrayfishMalacostracaBallardNN YesReference
Faxonius immunis Calico CrayfishMalacostracaBallardNN Reference
Faxonius lancifer Shrimp CrayfishMalacostracaBallardNE YesReference
Faxonius palmeri palmeri Gray-speckled CrayfishMalacostracaBallardNE YesReference
Hyalella azteca No Common Name (Hyalella azteca)MalacostracaBallardNN Reference
Lacunicambarus chimera Crawzilla CrawdadMalacostracaBallardNS YesReference
Palaemonetes kadiakensis Mississippi Grass ShrimpMalacostracaBallardNN Reference
Procambarus acutus White River CrawfishMalacostracaBallardNN Reference
Procambarus clarkii Red Swamp CrawfishMalacostracaBallardNN Reference
Procambarus viaeviridis Vernal CrayfishMalacostracaBallardNT YesReference

11 species are listed