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: Jackson.


Scientific Name and Life HistoryCommon Name and PicturesClassCountyUS StatusKY StatusWAPReference
Cambarus bartonii cavatus Appalachian Brook CrayfishMalacostracaJacksonNN Reference
Cambarus batchi Bluegrass CrayfishMalacostracaJacksonNN Reference
Cambarus cumberlandensis Cumberland CrayfishMalacostracaJacksonNN Reference
Cambarus distans Boxclaw CrawfishMalacostracaJacksonNN Reference
Cambarus dubius Upland Burrowing CrayfishMalacostracaJacksonNN Reference
Cambarus robustus Big Water CrayfishMalacostracaJacksonNN Reference
Cambarus rusticiformis Depression CrayfishMalacostracaJacksonNN Reference
Cambarus sphenoides Triangleclaw CrayfishMalacostracaJacksonNN Reference
Cambarus tenebrosus Cavespring CrayfishMalacostracaJacksonNN Reference
Hyalella azteca No Common Name (Hyalella azteca)MalacostracaJacksonNN Reference
Orconectes compressus Slender CrayfishMalacostracaJacksonNN Reference
Orconectes cristavarius Spiny Stream CrayfishMalacostracaJacksonNN Reference
Orconectes juvenilis Kentucky River CrayfishMalacostracaJacksonNN Reference
Orconectes putnami Phallic CrayfishMalacostracaJacksonNN Reference

14 species are listed