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Parastacus varicosus Faxon 1898

Keith A. Crandall
Containing group: Parastacus


Holotype, National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution, Washington D.C. 4133.

Type Locality

Colima, Mexico. As pointed out by others, these are obviously erroneous locality data.


Eastern parts of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil, and departments of Maldonado and Rocha, Uruguay.


Lotic situations.


Faxon, Walter. 1898. Observations on the Astacidae in the United States National Museum and in the Museum of Comparative Zoology, with Descriptions of New Species. Proceedings of the United States National Museum, 20(1136): 643-694, plates 62-70.

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

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

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