Cambarus (Veticambarus) pristinusKeith 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. 115528, 115529, 115530 (male I, female, male II); paratypes, Museum of Comparative Zoology, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution, Washinton D.C.
Type LocalityWhite Oak Creek, a tributary to the Caney Fork of the Cumberland River, 3.9 miles (6.2 km) east of the White-Cumberland county line and 0.1 mile (160 m) south of U.S. Highway 70S, Cumberland County, Tennessee.
Conservation StatusCategory: VU (Vulnerable)
Criteria: B1+2c, D1
Baillie, Jonathan, and Brian Groombridge. 1996. IUCN Red List of Threatened Animals.
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.
Hobbs, H. H. Jr. 1989. An Illustrated Checklist of the American Crayfishes (Decapoda: Astacidae, Cambaridae, and Parastacidae). Smithsonian Institution Press.
Hobbs, Horton H., Jr. 1965. A New Crayfish of the Genus Cambarus from Tennessee with an Emended Definition of the Genus (Decapoda, Astacidae). Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington, 79(15): 109-116, figures 1-10.
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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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