Euastacus polysetosusKeith A. Crandall
TypesHolotype, Australian Museum, Sydney P11917 (male); allotype, Australian Museum, Sydney P11918 (female); paratypes, Australian Museum, Sydney P11919 (5 male, 7 female).
DistributionE. polysetosus inhabits streams at altitudes above 1000 m a.s.l. in the Barrington Tops area approximately 60 km west of Taree, New South Wales. The range of the species is drained by tributaries of the Manning River to the east and Hunter River to the west.
HabitatStream banks are vegetated by dry sclerophyll forest often with some tree ferns, subalpine grassland with snow gums and negrohead beechforest.
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.
Riek, E. F. 1951. The freshwater crayfish (family Parastacidae) of Queensland. With an appendix describing other Australian species. Records of the Australian Museum 22: 368-388.
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