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: Laurel.

Scientific Name and Life HistoryCommon Name and PicturesClassCountyUS StatusKY StatusWAPReference
Cambarus bartonii cavatus Appalachian Brook CrayfishMalacostracaLaurelNN YesReference
Cambarus cumberlandensis Cumberland CrayfishMalacostracaLaurelNN Reference
Cambarus distans Boxclaw CrayfishMalacostracaLaurelNN Reference
Cambarus dubius Upland Burrowing CrayfishMalacostracaLaurelNN YesReference
Cambarus rusticiformis Depression CrayfishMalacostracaLaurelNN YesReference
Faxonius cristavarius Spiny Stream CrayfishMalacostracaLaurelNN Reference
Faxonius juvenilis Kentucky River CrayfishMalacostracaLaurelNN Reference
Faxonius putnami Phallic CrayfishMalacostracaLaurelNN Reference
Faxonius rusticus Rusty CrayfishMalacostracaLaurelNN YesReference
Hyalella azteca No Common Name (Hyalella azteca)MalacostracaLaurelNN Reference

10 species are listed