Species Information

Class of Malacostraca (Crayfish) observations for selected counties

Linked life history provided courtesy of NatureServe Explorer.
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: Jefferson.

Scientific Name and Life HistoryCommon Name and PicturesClassCountyUS StatusKY StatusWAPReference
Cambarus bartonii cavatus Appalachian Brook CrayfishMalacostracaJeffersonNN Reference
Cambarus diogenes Devil CrayfishMalacostracaJeffersonNN Reference
Cambarus ortmanni Ortmann's MudbugMalacostracaJeffersonNN Reference
Cambarus tenebrosus Cavespring CrayfishMalacostracaJeffersonNN Reference
Cambarus thomai Little Brown MudbugMalacostracaJeffersonNN Reference
Creaserinus fodiens Digger CrayfishMalacostracaJeffersonNN Reference
Gammarus bousfieldi Bousfield's AmphipodMalacostracaJeffersonNE YesReference
Hyalella azteca No Common Name (Hyalella azteca)MalacostracaJeffersonNN Reference
Orconectes immunis Calico CrayfishMalacostracaJeffersonNN Reference
Orconectes jeffersoni Louisville CrayfishMalacostracaJeffersonNE YesReference
Orconectes juvenilis Kentucky River CrayfishMalacostracaJeffersonNN Reference
Orconectes rusticus Rusty CrayfishMalacostracaJeffersonNN Reference
Procambarus acutus White River CrawfishMalacostracaJeffersonNN Reference
Synurella dentata No Common Name (Synurella dentata)MalacostracaJeffersonNN Reference

14 species are listed