Orconectes (Crockerinus) propinquusKeith A. Crandall, James W. Fetzner, Jr., and Horton H. Hobbs, Jr.
Type LocalityThree localities were originally given by Girard. From these, Faxon (1914:417) designated Garrison Creek, Sackett's Harbor, Jefferson County, New York, as the type locality. Ortmann (1906b:363) cited Oswego, Oswego County, New York. Crocker (1957:35) and Fitzpatrick (1967a:146) accepted Ortmann's designation.
RangeOntario, Quebec, and New York westward to Iowa and southeastern Minnesota, and southward to Illinois, Ohio, Pennsylvania, and Massachusetts.
Crocker, Denton W. 1957. The Crayfishes of New York State (Decapoda, Astacidae). New York State Museum and Science Service Bulletin, 355: 97 pages, frontispiece, figures 1-7, 5 plates.
Faxon, Walter. 1914. Notes on the Crayfishes in the United States National Museum and the Museum of Comparative Zoology with Descriptions of New Species and Subspecies to Which is Appended a Catalogue of the Known Species and Subspecies. Memoirs of the Museum of Comparative Zoology at Harvard College, 40(8): 351-427, 13 plates.
Fitzpatrick, Joseph F., Jr. 1967. The Propinquus Group of the Crawfish Genus Orconectes (Decapoda: Astacidae). Ohio Journal of Science, 67(3): 129-172, 27 figures.
Girard, Charles. 1852. A Revision of the North American Astaci, with Observations on Their Habits and Geographical Distribution. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia, 6: 87-91.
Hobbs, H. H. Jr. 1989. An Illustrated Checklist of the American Crayfishes (Decapoda: Astacidae, Cambaridae, and Parastacidae). Smithsonian Institution Press.
Ortmann, A.E. 1906. The Crawfishes of the State Pennsylvania. Memoirs of the Carnegie Museum, 2(10): iv + 343-523, plates A, B, 39-43.
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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