Species Information

Class of Malacostraca (Crayfish) observations for selected counties


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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: Breckinridge.


Scientific Name and Life HistoryCommon Name and PicturesClassCountyUS StatusKY StatusWAPReference
Cambarus bartonii cavatus Appalachian Brook CrayfishMalacostracaBreckinridgeNN Reference
Cambarus diogenes Devil CrayfishMalacostracaBreckinridgeNN Reference
Cambarus distans Boxclaw CrawfishMalacostracaBreckinridgeNN Reference
Cambarus polychromatus Paintedhand MudbugMalacostracaBreckinridgeNN Reference
Cambarus rusticiformis Depression CrayfishMalacostracaBreckinridgeNN Reference
Cambarus tenebrosus Cavespring CrayfishMalacostracaBreckinridgeNN Reference
Creaserinus fodiens Digger CrayfishMalacostracaBreckinridgeNN Reference
Hyalella azteca No Common Name (Hyalella azteca)MalacostracaBreckinridgeNN Reference
Orconectes immunis Calico CrayfishMalacostracaBreckinridgeNN Reference
Orconectes inermis inermis Ghost CrayfishMalacostracaBreckinridgeNS YesReference
Orconectes juvenilis Kentucky River CrayfishMalacostracaBreckinridgeNN Reference
Orconectes putnami Phallic CrayfishMalacostracaBreckinridgeNN Reference
Orconectes rafinesquei Rough River CrayfishMalacostracaBreckinridgeNN Reference
Orconectes rusticus Rusty CrayfishMalacostracaBreckinridgeNN Reference
Palaemonetes kadiakensis Mississippi Grass ShrimpMalacostracaBreckinridgeNN Reference
Procambarus acutus White River CrawfishMalacostracaBreckinridgeNN Reference

16 species are listed