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: Spencer.

Scientific Name and Life HistoryCommon Name and PicturesClassCountyUS StatusKY StatusWAPReference
Cambarus ortmanni Ortmann's MudbugMalacostracaSpencerNN Reference
Cambarus striatus Ambiguous CrayfishMalacostracaSpencerNN Reference
Cambarus tenebrosus Cavespring CrayfishMalacostracaSpencerNN Reference
Hyalella azteca No Common Name (Hyalella azteca)MalacostracaSpencerNN Reference
Orconectes cristavarius Spiny Stream CrayfishMalacostracaSpencerNN Reference
Orconectes jeffersoni Louisville CrayfishMalacostracaSpencerNE YesReference
Orconectes juvenilis Kentucky River CrayfishMalacostracaSpencerNN Reference
Orconectes rusticus Rusty CrayfishMalacostracaSpencerNN Reference

8 species are listed