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Procambarus (Austrocambarus) ruthveni Pearse 1911

Keith A. Crandall, James W. Fetzner, Jr., and Horton H. Hobbs, Jr.
Containing group: Procambarus (Austrocambarus)


Holotype and allotype, National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution, Washington D.C. 98348, 98349 (male I, female).

Type Locality

Cuatotolapan, Canton de Acayucan, Veracruz, Mexico.


Known from only one additional locality: San Juan Diaz Covarrubias, 10 kilometers (6.3 mi) southwest of Cuatotolapan, Veracruz (Villalobos, 1954b:344).


Temporary ponds, pools, and burrows (secondary burrower).


See "Remarks" under P. (A.) zapoapensis.


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

Pearse, A. S. 1911. Report on the Crustacea Collected by the University of Michigan-Walker Expedition in the State of Vera Cruz, Mexico. In 13th Report of the Michigan Academy of Science, pages 108-113, figures 1-4.

Villalobos Figueroa, Alejandro. 1954. Estudios de los cambarinos mexicanos, XII, Parte 1: Revision de la especie afines a Procambarus mexicanus, con descripcion de nuevas formas. Anales del Instituto de Biologia, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico, 25(1, 2): 299-379, 19 plates.

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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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