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: Barren.

Scientific Name and Life HistoryCommon Name and PicturesClassCountyUS StatusKY StatusWAPReference
Barbicambarus cornutus Bottlebrush CrayfishMalacostracaBarrenNS YesReference
Cambarus bartonii cavatus Appalachian Brook CrayfishMalacostracaBarrenNN Reference
Cambarus distans Boxclaw CrawfishMalacostracaBarrenNN Reference
Cambarus graysoni Twospot CrayfishMalacostracaBarrenNN Reference
Cambarus rusticiformis Depression CrayfishMalacostracaBarrenNN Reference
Cambarus tenebrosus Cavespring CrayfishMalacostracaBarrenNN Reference
Crangonyx longidactylus An Amphipod (Crangonyx longidactylus)MalacostracaBarrenNT Reference
Crangonyx packardi Packard's Cave AmphipodMalacostracaBarrenNN Reference
Faxonius barrenensis Barren River CrayfishMalacostracaBarrenNN Reference
Faxonius compressus Slender CrayfishMalacostracaBarrenNN Reference
Faxonius juvenilis Kentucky River CrayfishMalacostracaBarrenNN Reference
Faxonius putnami Phallic CrayfishMalacostracaBarrenNN Reference
Faxonius rusticus Rusty CrayfishMalacostracaBarrenNN Reference
Hyalella azteca No Common Name (Hyalella azteca)MalacostracaBarrenNN Reference
Lacunicambarus chimera Devil CrayfishMalacostracaBarrenNN Reference
Orconectes pellucidus Mammoth Cave CrayfishMalacostracaBarrenNS YesReference
Stygobromus exilis Central Kentucky Cave AmphipodMalacostracaBarrenNN Reference
Stygobromus vitreus An Amphipod (Stygobromus vitreus)MalacostracaBarrenNS YesReference

18 species are listed