Cambarus (Jugicambarus) obeyensis
Obey 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. 82260 (male I, female, male II); paratypes, Museum of Comparative Zoology, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution, Washington D.C., Department of Zoology, Tulane University, New Orleans, Louisiana.
Type LocalityBig Hurricane Creek on Monterey-Clarkrange road, Putnam-Cumberland county line, Tennessee.
RangeHeadwaters of East Fork of Obey River in Cumberland, Fentres, Overton, and Putnam counties, Tennessee.
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 Charles S. Shoup. 1947. Two New Crayfishes (Decapoda, Astacidae) from the Obey River Drainage in Tennessee. Journal of the Tennessee Academy of Science, 22(2): 138-145, figures 1-22.
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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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