Orconectes (Hespericambarus) deanae new combination
Conchas CrayfishKeith A. Crandall, James W. Fetzner, Jr., and Horton H. Hobbs, Jr.
TypesHolotype and allotype, National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution, Washington D.C. 133759, 133760; paratypes, National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution, Washington D.C., Rollin D. Reimer.
Type LocalityConchas Lake, located at junction of Conchas and South Canadian river in San Miguel County, on State Road 104, approximately 32 miles (51.2 km) northwest of Tucumcari, New Mexico.
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.
Reimer, Rollin D., and Douglas B. Jester. 1975. A New Crawfish of the Genus Orconectes from Conchas Lake, New Mexico. Tulane Studies in Zoology and Botany, 19(1, 2): 17-21, figures 1-7.
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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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