Cambarus (Lacunicambarus) ludovicianus new statusKeith A. Crandall, James W. Fetzner, Jr., and Horton H. Hobbs, Jr.
Syntypes, National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution, Washington D.C. 5504 (male I, male II, 4 female), National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution, Washington D.C. 5625 (male II, female), Museum of Comparative Zoology, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts 3617 (male I).
RangeLower Mississippi drainage in Arkansas, Tennessee, Louisiana, Mississippi, and in eastern Texas (probably more extensive).
RemarksWith a range that overlaps that of C. (L.) diogenes, recognition of it as a subspecies of that crayfish is rejected, and specific rank is accorded it herein.
Faxon, Walter. 1884. Descriptions of New Species of Cambarus, to Which is Added a Synonymical List of the Known Species of Cambarus and Astacus. Proceedings of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, 20: 107-158.
Hobbs, H. H. Jr. 1989. An Illustrated Checklist of the American Crayfishes (Decapoda: Astacidae, Cambaridae, and Parastacidae). Smithsonian Institution Press.
Taylor, C. A., M. L. Warren, Jr., J. F. Fitzpatrick, Jr., H. H. Hobbs III, R. F. Jezerinac, W. L. Pflieger, and H. W. Robison. 1996. Conservation Status of Crayfishes of the United States and Canada. Fisheries 21:4.
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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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