Faxonella clypeataKeith A. Crandall, James W. Fetzner, Jr., and Horton H. Hobbs, Jr.
TypeHolotype, National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution, Washington D.C. 17277 (female).
RangeLe Flore County, Oklahoma(?), and Marion County, Texas, east to Gadsden County, Florida, and Richland County, South Carolina.
RemarksThe ranges of F. clypeata, F. creaseri, and F. blairi have not been clearly defined. A study is needed to ascertain whether or not current records for Missouri, Arkansas, and Oklahoma are based on correct identifications.
Hay, William P. 1899. Descriptions of Two New Species of Crayfish. Proceedings of the United States National Museum, 22(1187): 121-123, 2 figures.
Hobbs, H. H. Jr. 1989. An Illustrated Checklist of the American Crayfishes (Decapoda: Astacidae, Cambaridae, and Parastacidae). Smithsonian Institution Press.
Taylor, C. A., M. L. Warren, Jr., J. F. Fitzpatrick, Jr., H. H. Hobbs III, R. F. Jezerinac, W. L. Pflieger, and H. W. Robison. 1996. Conservation Status of Crayfishes of the United States and Canada. Fisheries 21:4.
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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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