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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: Rockcastle.


Scientific Name and Life HistoryCommon Name and PicturesClassCountyUS StatusKY StatusWAPReference
Cambarus cumberlandensis Cumberland CrayfishMalacostracaRockcastleNN Reference
Cambarus deweesae Valley Flame CrayfishMalacostracaRockcastleNN Reference
Cambarus distans Boxclaw CrawfishMalacostracaRockcastleNN Reference
Cambarus dubius Upland Burrowing CrayfishMalacostracaRockcastleNN Reference
Cambarus graysoni Twospot CrayfishMalacostracaRockcastleNN Reference
Cambarus ortmanni Ortmann's MudbugMalacostracaRockcastleNN Reference
Cambarus robustus Big Water CrayfishMalacostracaRockcastleNN Reference
Cambarus rusticiformis Depression CrayfishMalacostracaRockcastleNN Reference
Cambarus sphenoides Triangleclaw CrayfishMalacostracaRockcastleNN Reference
Cambarus striatus Ambiguous CrayfishMalacostracaRockcastleNN Reference
Cambarus tenebrosus Cavespring CrayfishMalacostracaRockcastleNN Reference
Crangonyx castellanum An Amphipod (Crangonyx castellanum)MalacostracaRockcastleNE Reference
Faxonius cristavarius Spiny Stream CrayfishMalacostracaRockcastleNN Reference
Faxonius juvenilis Kentucky River CrayfishMalacostracaRockcastleNN Reference
Faxonius placidus Bigclaw CrayfishMalacostracaRockcastleNN Reference
Faxonius putnami Phallic CrayfishMalacostracaRockcastleNN Reference
Faxonius rafinesquei Rough River CrayfishMalacostracaRockcastleNN Reference
Faxonius rusticus Rusty CrayfishMalacostracaRockcastleNN Reference
Hyalella azteca No Common Name (Hyalella azteca)MalacostracaRockcastleNN Reference
Orconectes packardi Appalachian Cave CrayfishMalacostracaRockcastleNT YesReference

20 species are listed