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: Jefferson.

Scientific Name and Life HistoryCommon Name and PicturesClassCountyUS StatusKY StatusWAPReference
Cambarus bartonii cavatus Appalachian Brook CrayfishMalacostracaJeffersonNN YesReference
Cambarus ortmanni Ortmann's MudbugMalacostracaJeffersonNN YesReference
Creaserinus fodiens Digger CrayfishMalacostracaJeffersonNN YesReference
Faxonius elix MoWild CrayfishMalacostracaJeffersonNE YesReference
Faxonius immunis Calico CrayfishMalacostracaJeffersonNN Reference
Faxonius jeffersoni Louisville CrayfishMalacostracaJeffersonNE YesReference
Faxonius juvenilis Kentucky River CrayfishMalacostracaJeffersonNN Reference
Faxonius rusticus Rusty CrayfishMalacostracaJeffersonNN YesReference
Gammarus bousfieldi Bousfield's AmphipodMalacostracaJeffersonNE YesReference
Hyalella azteca No Common Name (Hyalella azteca)MalacostracaJeffersonNN Reference
Lacunicambarus chimera Crawzilla CrawdadMalacostracaJeffersonNS YesReference
Procambarus acutus White River CrawfishMalacostracaJeffersonNN Reference
Synurella dentata No Common Name (Synurella dentata)MalacostracaJeffersonNN Reference

13 species are listed