Orconectes (Crockerinus) jeffersoni
Louisville CrayfishKeith A. Crandall, James W. Fetzner, Jr., and Horton H. Hobbs, Jr.
TypesHolotype, allotype, and "morphotype" (designated by Rhoades as allotype), National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution, Washington D.C. 81316, 81318, 81317 (male I, female, male II); paratypes, Museum of Comparative Zoology, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, Carnegie Museum, Pittsburg, Pennsylvania, National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution, Washington D.C., Ohio State Museum, Columbus, Ohio.
Type LocalityTributary of Muddy Fork of Beargrass Creek, 2 miles (3.2 km) east of Louisville corporation line on U.S. Highway 42, Jefferson County, Kentucky.
Conservation StatusCategory: VU (Vulnerable)
Criteria: B1+2c, D1
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.
Rhoades, Rendell. 1944. The Crayfishes of Kentucky, with Notes on Variation, Distribution and Descriptions of New Species and Subspecies. American Midland Naturalist, 31(1): 111-149, 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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Crandall, Keith A., James W. Fetzner, Jr., and Horton H. Hobbs, Jr. 2001. Orconectes (Crockerinus) jeffersoni http://tolweb.org/Orconectes_%28Crockerinus%29_jeffersoni/7182/2001.01.01 in The Tree of Life Web Project, http://tolweb.org/. Louisville Crayfish. Version 01 January 2001 (under construction).