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: Meade.

Scientific Name and Life HistoryCommon Name and PicturesClassCountyUS StatusKY StatusWAPReference
Cambarus bartonii cavatus Appalachian Brook CrayfishMalacostracaMeadeNN Reference
Cambarus tenebrosus Cavespring CrayfishMalacostracaMeadeNN Reference
Crangonyx lewisi Lewis Cave AmphipodMalacostracaMeadeNT Reference
Creaserinus fodiens Digger CrayfishMalacostracaMeadeNN Reference
Gammarus bousfieldi Bousfield's AmphipodMalacostracaMeadeNE YesReference
Orconectes inermis inermis Ghost CrayfishMalacostracaMeadeNS YesReference
Orconectes rusticus Rusty CrayfishMalacostracaMeadeNN Reference

7 species are listed