Procambarus (Ortmannicus) angustatusKeith A. Crandall, James W. Fetzner, Jr., and Horton H. Hobbs, Jr.
TypeHolotype, Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 444 (male I); could not be located in 1981.
Type Locality"Georgia inferiore, in aquae purae rivulos qui inter colliculos arenosos (sand-hills) currunt" (LeConte, 1856:402).
RangeKnown from the type specimen only. Repeated searches for this species in Georgia have been unsuccessful.
Conservation StatusCategory: CR (Critically Endangered)
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.
LeConte, John. 1856. Descriptions of New Species of Astacus from Georgia. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia, 7: 400-402.
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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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