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: Breckinridge.


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

14 species are listed