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Fallicambarus (Fallicambarus) harpi Hobbs and Robison 1985

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


Holotype, allotype, and morphotype, National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution, Washington D.C. 217946, 217947, 217948 (male I, female, male II); paratypes, Museum National d'Histoire Naturelle, Paris, France, Rijksmuseum van Natuurlijke Historie, Leiden, The Netherlands, National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution, Washington D.C.

Type Locality

Seepage area 0.2 mile (0.32 km) east of Glenwood, Pike County, Arkansas (Sec. 1, T. 55, R. 24W).


Known from only two localities, both in the Ouachita River basin in Pike County, Arkansas.


Burrows (primary burrower).

Conservation Status

Category: EN (Endangered)
Criteria: B1+2c
Conservation Links:


Baillie, Jonathan, and Brian Groombridge. 1996. IUCN Red List of Threatened Animals.

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

Hobbs, Horton H., Jr., and Henry W. Robison. 1985. A New Burrowing Crayfish (Decapoda: Cambaridae) from South-western Arkansas. Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington, 98(4): 1035-1041, figure 1.

About This Page
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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