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: McCreary.

Scientific Name and Life HistoryCommon Name and PicturesClassCountyUS StatusKY StatusWAPReference
Cambarus bouchardi Big South Fork CrayfishMalacostracaMcCrearyNE YesReference
Cambarus cumberlandensis Cumberland CrayfishMalacostracaMcCrearyNN Reference
Cambarus distans Boxclaw CrayfishMalacostracaMcCrearyNN Reference
Cambarus dubius Upland Burrowing CrayfishMalacostracaMcCrearyNN YesReference
Cambarus parvoculus Mountain Midget CrayfishMalacostracaMcCrearyNS YesReference
Cambarus rusticiformis Depression CrayfishMalacostracaMcCrearyNN YesReference
Cambarus tenebrosus Cavespring CrayfishMalacostracaMcCrearyNN Reference
Faxonius cristavarius Spiny Stream CrayfishMalacostracaMcCrearyNN Reference
Faxonius placidus Bigclaw CrayfishMalacostracaMcCrearyNN Reference
Faxonius putnami Phallic CrayfishMalacostracaMcCrearyNN Reference
Hyalella azteca No Common Name (Hyalella azteca)MalacostracaMcCrearyNN Reference
Orconectes barri Cumberland Plateau Cave CrayfishMalacostracaMcCrearyNT YesReference
Orconectes packardi Appalachian Cave CrayfishMalacostracaMcCrearyNT YesReference

13 species are listed