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: Christian.


Scientific Name and Life HistoryCommon Name and PicturesClassCountyUS StatusKY StatusWAPReference
Cambarus diogenes Devil CrayfishMalacostracaChristianNN Reference
Cambarus friaufi Hairy CrayfishMalacostracaChristianNS YesReference
Cambarus graysoni Twospot CrayfishMalacostracaChristianNN Reference
Cambarus polychromatus Paintedhand MudbugMalacostracaChristianNN Reference
Cambarus rusticiformis Depression CrayfishMalacostracaChristianNN Reference
Cambarus striatus Ambiguous CrayfishMalacostracaChristianNN Reference
Cambarus tenebrosus Cavespring CrayfishMalacostracaChristianNN Reference
Creaserinus fodiens Digger CrayfishMalacostracaChristianNN Reference
Hyalella azteca No Common Name (Hyalella azteca)MalacostracaChristianNN Reference
Orconectes compressus Slender CrayfishMalacostracaChristianNN Reference
Orconectes immunis Calico CrayfishMalacostracaChristianNN Reference
Orconectes kentuckiensis Kentucky CrayfishMalacostracaChristianNN Reference
Orconectes pellucidus Mammoth Cave CrayfishMalacostracaChristianNS YesReference
Orconectes placidus Bigclaw CrayfishMalacostracaChristianNN Reference
Orconectes tricuspis Western Highland CrayfishMalacostracaChristianNN Reference
Palaemonetes kadiakensis Mississippi Grass ShrimpMalacostracaChristianNN Reference
Procambarus acutus White River CrawfishMalacostracaChristianNN Reference

17 species are listed