Table Bc01: Crayfish species found in the James River Basin

Table Bc01: Crayfish species found in the James River Basin

COMMON NAME SPECIES NAME
Ozark Crayfish Orconectes ozarkae
(No common name given) Cambarus maculatus
Bristley Cave Crayfish Cambarus setosus
Ringed Crayfish Orconectes neglectus
Longpincered Crayfish Orconectes longidigitus
Williams' Crayfish or White River Midget Crayfish Orconectes williamsi
(No common name given) Orconectes menae
(No common name given) Orconectes naias
Woodland Crayfish Orconectes hylas
Spothanded Crayfish Orconectes punctimanus
Golden Crayfish Orconectes luteus **
Coldwater Crayfish Orconectes eupunctus
Mammoth Spring Crayfish Orconectes marchandi **
Dwarf Crayfish Cambarellus pueur **
Meek's Crayfish Orconectes meekii
Hubb's Crayfish Cambaras hubbsi

Source: Pflieger (1987 and 1989) and the Missouri Benthic Database, available through MDC.

**Unconfirmed locations due to possible misidentification.

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