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Parastacus laevigatus Buckup and Rossi 1980

Keith A. Crandall
Containing group: Parastacus


Holotype, Museu Nacional da Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (male); paratypes, Museu Nacional da Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Type Locality

"Joinville, (Estrada da Cidra, Chacara dos Ipes), Santa Catarina, Brasil" (Buckup and Rossi, 1980:680).


Known from only two localities, in the extreme northeastern part of Santa Catarina, Brazil.


Not reported.


Buckup, Ludwig, and Ana Rossi. 1980. O genero Parastacus no Brasil (Crustacea, Decapoda, Parastacidae). Revista Brasilerira Biologia, 40(4): 663-681, figures 1-21.

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

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Page constructed by Emily Browne.

Keith A. Crandall
Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah, USA

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