Cambarus (Depressicambarus) catagius
Greenshorn Burrowing CrayfishKeith A. Crandall, James W. Fetzner, Jr., and Horton H. Hobbs, Jr.
TypesHolotype, allotype, and morphotype, National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution, Washington D.C.117779, 117780, 117781 (male I, female, male II); paratypes, National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution, Washington D.C., Museum of Comparative Zoology, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, British Museum (Natural History), London, England.
Type LocalityLawn at East Whittington Street in southeastern section of Greensboro, Guilford County, North Carolina.
Conservation StatusCategory: VU (Vulnerable)
Baillie, Jonathan, and Brian Groombridge. 1996. IUCN Red List of Threatened Animals.
Hobbs, H. H. Jr. 1989. An Illustrated Checklist of the American Crayfishes (Decapoda: Astacidae, Cambaridae, and Parastacidae). Smithsonian Institution Press.
Hobbs, Horton H., Jr. and Frank O. Perkins. 1967. A New Burrowing Crayfish from North Carolina (Decapoda, Astacidae). Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington, 80(21): 141-146, figures 1-11.
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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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