Orconectes (Crockerinus) shoupi
Nashville CrayfishKeith A. Crandall, James W. Fetzner, Jr., and Horton H. Hobbs, Jr.
TypesHolotype, allotype, and morphotype, National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution, Washington D.C. 84072 (male I, female, male II); paratypes, Museum of Comparative Zoology, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution, Washington D.C.
Type LocalityMill Creek, tributary of Cumberland River, east of Oglesby near Antioch Pike, 10 miles (16 km) south of Nashville, Davidson County, Tennessee.
Conservation StatusCategory: CR (Critically Endangered)
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.
Hobbs, Horton H., Jr. 1948. On the Crayfishes of the Limosus Section of the Genus Orconectes (Decapoda, Astacidae). Journal of the Washington Academy of Sciences, 38(1): 14-21, figures 1-28.
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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) shoupi http://tolweb.org/Orconectes_%28Crockerinus%29_shoupi/7189/2001.01.01 in The Tree of Life Web Project, http://tolweb.org/. Nashville Crayfish. Version 01 January 2001 (under construction).