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KEY TO THE SPECIES OF THE SUBGENUS LACUNICAMBARUS


1.   Cephalic section of carapace at least 1.4 times longer than areola (Fig. 110a;  see also Figs. 89n,
       90d, 92a):...............................................................................  Cambarus (L.) diogenes diogenes  Girard, 1852. 

       (Burrows, occasionally in streams and ponds;  widespread east of the Rocky Mountains,
        and from the Great Lakes region southward except in higher mountains and in peninsular
        Florida.  This is unquestionably a species complex.  Literature:  Marlow, 1960;  Hobbs, 1969b).

  • Cephalic section of carapace no more than 1.3 times longer than areola (Fig. 110b):...........................
    .....................................................................................  Cambarus (L.) diogenes ludovicianus  Faxon, 1884.

       (Burrows in southern Louisiana.  The range has never been satisfactorily established,
        and its relation to the nominate species is obscure.  Literature:  Marlow, 1960;  Hobbs,
        1969b).


Fig. 110.  Dorsal view of carapaces.  a, Cambarus d. diogenes;  b, C. diogenes ludovicianus.

END OF SUBGENUS LACUNICAMBARUS

Last Updated:  10 September 2004