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Distocambarus (Fitzcambarus) carlsoni Hobbs 1983

Keith A. Crandall, James W. Fetzner, Jr., and Horton H. Hobbs, Jr.
Containing group: Distocambarus (Fitzcambarus)


Holotype, allotype, and morphotype, National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution, Washington D.C. 178599, 178600, 178601 (male I, female, maleII); paratypes, National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution, Washington D.C.

Type Locality

Swampy area bordering unnamed tributary of Saluda River about 1 mile (1.6 km) north of State Route 81 on Route 106, Anderson County, South Carolina, about 4.5 miles (7.2 km) east-northeast of Belton.


Saluda and Savannah river basins from Greenville to Abbeville and Saluda counties, South Carolina.


Burrows (primary burrower).


Hobbs, H. H. Jr. 1989. An Illustrated Checklist of the American Crayfishes (Decapoda: Astacidae, Cambaridae, and Parastacidae). Smithsonian Institution Press.

Hobbs, Horton H., Jr. 1983. Distocambarus (Fitzcambarus) carlsoni, a New Subgenus and Species of Crayfish (Decapoda: Cambaridae) from South Carolina. Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington, 96(3): 429-439, figure 1.

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Page constructed by Emily Browne.

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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