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: Christian.


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

17 species are listed