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Cambarus (Cambarus) ortmanni Williamson 1907

Keith A. Crandall, James W. Fetzner, Jr., and Horton H. Hobbs, Jr.
Containing group: Cambarus (Cambarus)


Syntypes, Carnegie Museum, Pittsburg, Pennsylvania 74.826 (male I, female), Museum of Comparative Zoology, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts 7587 (female).

Type Locality

Six-Mile Creek and Craven Ditch, tributary to Wabash River, above Bluffton, Wells County, Indiana.


Southern Indiana and Ohio, and adjacent northern Kentucky.


Lentic situations and burrows (secondary burrower).


Hobbs, H. H. Jr. 1989. An Illustrated Checklist of the American Crayfishes (Decapoda: Astacidae, Cambaridae, and Parastacidae). Smithsonian Institution Press.

Williamson, E. B. 1907. Notes on the Crayfish of Wells County, Indiana, with Description of New Species. In 31st Annual Report of the Department of Geology and Natural Resources, Indiana (1906), pages 749-763, plate 35.

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Keith A. Crandall
Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah, USA

James W. Fetzner, Jr.
Carnegie Museum of Natural History, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA

Horton H. Hobbs, Jr.
Wittenberg University, Springfield, Ohio, USA

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