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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: McCreary.


Scientific Name and Life HistoryCommon Name and PicturesClassCountyUS StatusKY StatusWAPReference
Cambarus bartonii cavatus Appalachian Brook CrayfishMalacostracaMcCrearyNN Reference
Cambarus bouchardi Big South Fork CrayfishMalacostracaMcCrearyNE YesReference
Cambarus buntingi Longclaw CrayfishMalacostracaMcCrearyNS YesReference
Cambarus cumberlandensis Cumberland CrayfishMalacostracaMcCrearyNN Reference
Cambarus distans Boxclaw CrawfishMalacostracaMcCrearyNN Reference
Cambarus dubius Upland Burrowing CrayfishMalacostracaMcCrearyNN Reference
Cambarus parvoculus Mountain Midget CrayfishMalacostracaMcCrearyNT YesReference
Cambarus robustus Big Water CrayfishMalacostracaMcCrearyNN Reference
Cambarus rusticiformis Depression CrayfishMalacostracaMcCrearyNN Reference
Cambarus striatus Ambiguous CrayfishMalacostracaMcCrearyNN Reference
Cambarus tenebrosus Cavespring CrayfishMalacostracaMcCrearyNN Reference
Hyalella azteca No Common Name (Hyalella azteca)MalacostracaMcCrearyNN Reference
Orconectes barri Cumberland Plateau Cave CrayfishMalacostracaMcCrearyNT YesReference
Orconectes cristavarius Spiny Stream CrayfishMalacostracaMcCrearyNN Reference
Orconectes juvenilis Kentucky River CrayfishMalacostracaMcCrearyNN Reference
Orconectes packardi Appalachian Cave CrayfishMalacostracaMcCrearyNT YesReference
Orconectes placidus Bigclaw CrayfishMalacostracaMcCrearyNN Reference
Orconectes putnami Phallic CrayfishMalacostracaMcCrearyNN Reference
Orconectes rusticus Rusty CrayfishMalacostracaMcCrearyNN Reference
Procambarus acutus White River CrawfishMalacostracaMcCrearyNN Reference

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