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: Pulaski.

Scientific Name and Life HistoryCommon Name and PicturesClassCountyUS StatusKY StatusWAPReference
Cambarus bartonii cavatus Appalachian Brook CrayfishMalacostracaPulaskiNN YesReference
Cambarus cumberlandensis Cumberland CrayfishMalacostracaPulaskiNN Reference
Cambarus distans Boxclaw CrayfishMalacostracaPulaskiNN Reference
Cambarus dubius Upland Burrowing CrayfishMalacostracaPulaskiNN YesReference
Cambarus graysoni Twospot CrayfishMalacostracaPulaskiNN YesReference
Cambarus rusticiformis Depression CrayfishMalacostracaPulaskiNN YesReference
Cambarus tenebrosus Cavespring CrayfishMalacostracaPulaskiNN Reference
Crangonyx castellanum An Amphipod (Crangonyx castellanum)MalacostracaPulaskiNE Reference
Crangonyx specus An Amphipod (Crangonyx specus)MalacostracaPulaskiNE Reference
Faxonius cristavarius Spiny Stream CrayfishMalacostracaPulaskiNN Reference
Faxonius juvenilis Kentucky River CrayfishMalacostracaPulaskiNN Reference
Faxonius placidus Bigclaw CrayfishMalacostracaPulaskiNN Reference
Faxonius putnami Phallic CrayfishMalacostracaPulaskiNN Reference
Faxonius rusticus Rusty CrayfishMalacostracaPulaskiNN YesReference
Hyalella azteca No Common Name (Hyalella azteca)MalacostracaPulaskiNN Reference
Orconectes packardi Appalachian Cave CrayfishMalacostracaPulaskiNT YesReference

16 species are listed