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Hobbseus prominens Hobbs 1966

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


Holotype, allotype, and morphotype, National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution, Washington D.C. 115603, 115604, 115605, (male I, female, male II); paratypes, National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution, Washington D.C., Museum of Comparative Zoology, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts.

Type Locality

Roadside ditch, 3 miles (4.8 km) west of Demopolis, on U.S. Highway 80, Marengo (not Sumter) County, Alabama.


Mobile River drainage in Choctaw, Clarke, Dallas, Hale, Marengo, Perry, Sumter, and Webster counties, Alabama. Also present in northern Mississippi.


Lentic and lotic situations and burrows (probably secondary burrower).


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

Hobbs, Horton H., Jr. 1966. A New Crayfish from Alabama with Observations on the Cristatus Section of the Genus Cambarus (Decapoda, Astacidae). Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington, 79(15): 109-116, figures 1-10.

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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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