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: Simpson.


Scientific Name and Life HistoryCommon Name and PicturesClassCountyUS StatusKY StatusWAPReference
Barbicambarus cornutus Bottlebrush CrayfishMalacostracaSimpsonNS YesReference
Cambarus graysoni Twospot CrayfishMalacostracaSimpsonNN YesReference
Cambarus ortmanni Ortmann's MudbugMalacostracaSimpsonNN YesReference
Cambarus rusticiformis Depression CrayfishMalacostracaSimpsonNN YesReference
Cambarus tenebrosus Cavespring CrayfishMalacostracaSimpsonNN Reference
Crangonyx longidactylus An Amphipod (Crangonyx longidactylus)MalacostracaSimpsonNT YesReference
Faxonius barrenensis Barren River CrayfishMalacostracaSimpsonNN Reference
Faxonius compressus Slender CrayfishMalacostracaSimpsonNN Reference
Faxonius durelli Saddle CrayfishMalacostracaSimpsonNS Reference
Faxonius placidus Bigclaw CrayfishMalacostracaSimpsonNN Reference
Faxonius putnami Phallic CrayfishMalacostracaSimpsonNN Reference
Hyalella azteca No Common Name (Hyalella azteca)MalacostracaSimpsonNN Reference
Lacunicambarus polychromatus Paintedhand MudbugMalacostracaSimpsonNN Reference
Orconectes pellucidus Mammoth Cave CrayfishMalacostracaSimpsonNS YesReference

14 species are listed