Cambarus (Jugicambarus) unestamiKeith 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. 129863, 129864, 129865 (male I, female, male II); paratypes, National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution, Washington D.C.
Type LocalityDaniel Creek, 2.5 miles (4.0 km) west of the Walker County line on State Route 143, Dade County, Georgia.
RangeTributaries of Chattanooga, Cole City, Lookout, and Long Island creeks (Tennessee River basin) in Walker and Dade counties, Georgia, and Jackson County, Alabama. This crayfish has also been collected from tributaries of the Little River (Chattooga-Coosa Basin) in the northwestern part of Chattooga County, Georgia. All localities are on Sand or Lookout mountains.
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 Edward T. Hall, Jr. 1969. New Crayfishes from Georgia (Decapoda, Astacidae). Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington, 82(21): 281-294, figures 1-24.
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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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