Species Information

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: Rockcastle.


Scientific Name and Life HistoryCommon Name and PicturesClassCountyUS StatusKY StatusWAPReference
Cambarus bartonii cavatus Appalachian Brook CrayfishMalacostracaRockcastleNN YesReference
Cambarus cumberlandensis Cumberland CrayfishMalacostracaRockcastleNN Reference
Cambarus dubius Upland Burrowing CrayfishMalacostracaRockcastleNN YesReference
Cambarus ortmanni Ortmann's MudbugMalacostracaRockcastleNN YesReference
Cambarus rusticiformis Depression CrayfishMalacostracaRockcastleNN YesReference
Cambarus sphenoides Triangleclaw CrayfishMalacostracaRockcastleNN Reference
Cambarus striatus Ambiguous CrayfishMalacostracaRockcastleNN YesReference
Cambarus tenebrosus Cavespring CrayfishMalacostracaRockcastleNN Reference
Crangonyx castellanum An Amphipod (Crangonyx castellanum)MalacostracaRockcastleNE YesReference
Faxonius juvenilis Kentucky River CrayfishMalacostracaRockcastleNN Reference
Faxonius putnami Phallic CrayfishMalacostracaRockcastleNN Reference
Faxonius rusticus Rusty CrayfishMalacostracaRockcastleNN YesReference
Hyalella azteca No Common Name (Hyalella azteca)MalacostracaRockcastleNN Reference
Orconectes packardi Appalachian Cave CrayfishMalacostracaRockcastleNT YesReference

14 species are listed