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Gramastacus Riek 1972

Gramastacus insolitus Riek 1972

Keith A. Crandall
Containing group: Parastacoidea


Holotype, Australian Museum, Sydney P37051 (male); allotype, Australian Museum, Sydney P37052 (female); paratypes, Australian Museum, Sydney P37053 (21), Museum of Victoria J909 (4).

Type Locality

Roadside swamp, 8 km SW. of Moyston, W. Victoria.


Central, western Victoria (The Grampians drainage basin) and the south-east of South Australia, in permanent swamps or creeks and drains connected to swamps.

Other Names for Gramastacus insolitus Riek 1972


Crandall, Keith A., James W. Fetzner, Jr., Carlos G. Jara, and Ludwig Buckup. 2000. On the Phylogenetic Positioning of the South American Freshwater Crayfish Genera (Decapoda: Parastacidae). Journal of Crustacean Biology, 20(3): 530-540.

Riek, E. F. 1972. The phylogeny of the Parastacidae (Crustacea: Astacoidea), and description of a new genus of Australian freshwater crayfishes. Aust. J. Zool. 20, 369-89.

Zeidler, Wolfgang, and Mark Adams. 1990. Revision of the Australian Crustacean Genus of Freshwater Crayfish Gramastacus Riek (Decapoda: Parastacidae). Invertebr. Taxon., 1990, 3, 913-24.

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Keith A. Crandall
Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah, USA

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