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: McCracken.

Scientific Name and Life HistoryCommon Name and PicturesClassCountyUS StatusKY StatusWAPReference
Cambarus polychromatus Paintedhand MudbugMalacostracaMcCrackenNN Reference
Creaserinus fodiens Digger CrayfishMalacostracaMcCrackenNN Reference
Faxonius lancifer Shrimp CrayfishMalacostracaMcCrackenNE YesReference
Faxonius placidus Bigclaw CrayfishMalacostracaMcCrackenNN Reference
Hyalella azteca No Common Name (Hyalella azteca)MalacostracaMcCrackenNN Reference
Lacunicambarus chimera Devil CrayfishMalacostracaMcCrackenNN Reference
Palaemonetes kadiakensis Mississippi Grass ShrimpMalacostracaMcCrackenNN Reference
Procambarus acutus White River CrawfishMalacostracaMcCrackenNN Reference
Procambarus clarkii Red Swamp CrawfishMalacostracaMcCrackenNN Reference

9 species are listed