Euastacus hirsutusKeith A. Crandall
TypesHolotype, Australian Museum, Sydney P3706 (male); paratypes, Australian Museum, Sydney P3707-15 (3 female); topotypes, Australian Museum, Sydney P11915 (4 male, 3 female), P11916 (male, female).
DistributionThe species ranges from Mount Keira near Wollongon, south and west to just north-east of Nowra, a distance of 55 km. The range is drained by small eastern flowing creeks and some larger streams, including Minnamurra and Cambewarra Creeks and the Kangaroo (Shoalhaven) River.
HabitatE. hirsutus was collected at altitudes between 200 m and 600 m a.s.l. from sedimentary (especially sandstone) areas with light temperate rainforest bordering streams and wet and/or dry sclerophyll above the creeks. Most sites were moderately to well shaded.
McCulloch, A. R. 1917. Studies in Australian crustacea, Part 4. Records of the Australian Museum 11: 231-238.
Morgan, G. J. 1997. Freshwater Crayfish of the Genus Euastacus Clark (Decapoda: Parastacidae) from New South Wales, With a Key to all Species of the Genus. Records of the Australian Museum, supplement 23.
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