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: Laurel.


Scientific Name and Life HistoryCommon Name and PicturesClassCountyUS StatusKY StatusWAPReference
Cambarus bartonii cavatus Appalachian Brook CrayfishMalacostracaLaurelNN Reference
Cambarus buntingi Longclaw CrayfishMalacostracaLaurelNS YesReference
Cambarus cumberlandensis Cumberland CrayfishMalacostracaLaurelNN Reference
Cambarus distans Boxclaw CrawfishMalacostracaLaurelNN Reference
Cambarus dubius Upland Burrowing CrayfishMalacostracaLaurelNN Reference
Cambarus robustus Big Water CrayfishMalacostracaLaurelNN Reference
Cambarus rusticiformis Depression CrayfishMalacostracaLaurelNN Reference
Cambarus sphenoides Triangleclaw CrayfishMalacostracaLaurelNN Reference
Cambarus thomai Little Brown MudbugMalacostracaLaurelNN Reference
Hyalella azteca No Common Name (Hyalella azteca)MalacostracaLaurelNN Reference
Orconectes cristavarius Spiny Stream CrayfishMalacostracaLaurelNN Reference
Orconectes juvenilis Kentucky River CrayfishMalacostracaLaurelNN Reference
Orconectes putnami Phallic CrayfishMalacostracaLaurelNN Reference
Orconectes rusticus Rusty CrayfishMalacostracaLaurelNN Reference

14 species are listed