Species Information

Class of Malacostraca (Crayfish) observations for selected counties

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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: Wayne.

Scientific Name and Life HistoryCommon Name and PicturesClassCountyUS StatusKY StatusWAPReference
Cambarus bartonii cavatus Appalachian Brook CrayfishMalacostracaWayneNN YesReference
Cambarus cumberlandensis Cumberland CrayfishMalacostracaWayneNN Reference
Cambarus distans Boxclaw CrayfishMalacostracaWayneNN Reference
Cambarus graysoni Twospot CrayfishMalacostracaWayneNN YesReference
Cambarus rusticiformis Depression CrayfishMalacostracaWayneNN YesReference
Cambarus sphenoides Triangleclaw CrayfishMalacostracaWayneNN Reference
Cambarus tenebrosus Cavespring CrayfishMalacostracaWayneNN Reference
Crangonyx specus An Amphipod (Crangonyx specus)MalacostracaWayneNE Reference
Faxonius cristavarius Spiny Stream CrayfishMalacostracaWayneNN Reference
Faxonius placidus Bigclaw CrayfishMalacostracaWayneNN Reference
Faxonius putnami Phallic CrayfishMalacostracaWayneNN Reference
Hyalella azteca No Common Name (Hyalella azteca)MalacostracaWayneNN Reference
Orconectes barri Cumberland Plateau Cave CrayfishMalacostracaWayneNT YesReference
Orconectes packardi Appalachian Cave CrayfishMalacostracaWayneNT YesReference

14 species are listed