Cambarus (Puncticambarus) coosaeKeith 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. 145603, 145604, 145605 (male I, female, male II); paratypes, National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution, Washington D.C.
Type LocalitySpring Creek, 8 miles (12.8 km) east-southeast of Rome, Floyd County, Georgia, on U.S. Highway 411.
RangeThe Coosa River basin from Polk and Bradley counties, Tennessee, Murray, Pickens, and Paulding counties, Georgia, to Bibb, Calhoun, Cherokee, Chilton, Clay, Coosa, Shelby, and Talladega counties, Alabama.
Hobbs, H. H. Jr. 1989. An Illustrated Checklist of the American Crayfishes (Decapoda: Astacidae, Cambaridae, and Parastacidae). Smithsonian Institution Press.
Hobbs, Horton H., Jr. 1969. On the Distribution and Phylogeny of the Crayfish Genus Cambarus. In Perry C. Holt, Richard L. Hoffman, and C. Willard Hart, Jr., The Distributional History of the Biota of the Southern Appalachians, Part I: Invertebrates. Virginia Polytechnic Institute, Research Division Monograph, 1: 93-178, figures 1-20.
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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