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

Scientific Name and Life HistoryCommon Name and PicturesClassCountyUS StatusKY StatusWAPReference
Caecidotea brevicauda No Common Name (Caecidotea brevicauda)MalacostracaMuhlenbergNN Reference
Creaserinus fodiens Digger CrayfishMalacostracaMuhlenbergNN YesReference
Faxonius cristavarius Spiny Stream CrayfishMalacostracaMuhlenbergNN Reference
Faxonius immunis Calico CrayfishMalacostracaMuhlenbergNN Reference
Faxonius putnami Phallic CrayfishMalacostracaMuhlenbergNN Reference
Faxonius rafinesquei Rough River CrayfishMalacostracaMuhlenbergNS YesReference
Faxonius ronaldi Mud River CrayfishMalacostracaMuhlenbergNN YesReference
Faxonius tricuspis Western Highland CrayfishMalacostracaMuhlenbergNN YesReference
Hyalella azteca No Common Name (Hyalella azteca)MalacostracaMuhlenbergNN Reference
Lacunicambarus chimera Crawzilla CrawdadMalacostracaMuhlenbergNS YesReference
Lacunicambarus polychromatus Paintedhand MudbugMalacostracaMuhlenbergNN Reference
Palaemonetes kadiakensis Mississippi Grass ShrimpMalacostracaMuhlenbergNN Reference
Procambarus clarkii Red Swamp CrawfishMalacostracaMuhlenbergNN Reference

13 species are listed