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Parastacus pilimanus von Martens 1869

Keith A. Crandall
Containing group: Parastacus


Syntypes: Zoologisches Museum der Humboldt-Universitat, Berlin, Germany 3323, 3447.

Type Locality

Porto Alegre, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil.


Eastern Uruguay and southern Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil.


Burrows; in open water seasonally (associated with the liberation of young). (See Buckup and Rossi, 1980:665, and Amestoy and Pin, 1984:2).


Amestoy Rosso, Fernando J., and Oscar D. Pin Isasmendi. 1984. Datos preliminares sobre crecimiento y mortalidad de Parastacus varicosus y Parastacus pilimanus (Crustacea; Decapoda; Parastacidae) en laboratorio. Contribuciones (Facultad de Humanidades y Ciencias, Universidad de la Republica, Montevideo, Uruguay), 115: 1-12, figures 1-4.

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.

Martens, Eduard von. 1869. Sud brasilische Suss und Brackwasser-Crustacean nach den Sammlundgen des Dr. Reinh. Hensel. Archiv fur Naturgeschichte, 35(1): 1-35. plates 1, 2.

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Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah, USA

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