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(KEY: E= Endangered; E*= Endangered, Possibly Extinct; T= Threatened; SC= Special Concern; CS =
  Currently Stable.  Parentheses ( ) around the status indicate possible or known introductions and a ()
   indicates a species complex currently under investigation).

Species Status
  1.  Cambarus acanthura ?
  2.  Cambarus acuminatus  CS
  3.  Cambarus asperimanus CS
  4.  Cambarus bartonii bartonii CS
  5.  Cambarus carolinus CS
  6.  Cambarus catagius T
  7.  Cambarus chasmodactylus CS
  8.  Cambarus chaugaensis ?
  9.  Cambarus davidi ?
10.   Cambarus diogenes  CS
11.   Cambarus dubius CS
12.  Cambarus georgiae E
13.  Cambarus hiwasseensis SC
14.  Cambarus hobbsorum ?
15.  Cambarus latimanus CS
16.  Cambarus lenati ?
17.  Cambarus longirostris CS
18.  Cambarus longulus CS
19.  Cambarus nodosus CS
20.  Cambarus parrishi E
21 Cambarus reburrus SC
22.  Cambarus reduncus CS
23.  Cambarus robustus CS
24.  Cambarus sp. A ?
25.  Cambarus sp. C ?
26.  Cambarus spicatus ?
27.  Cambarus tuckasegee ?
28.  Fallicambarus fodiens ?
29.  Orconectes carolinensis ?
30 Orconectes cristavarius ?
31.  Orconectes rusticus (CS)
32.  Orconectes cf. spinosus ?
33.  Orconectes virginiensis CS
34.  Orconectes virilis (CS)
35.  Procambarus acutus acutus CS
36.  Procambarus ancylus CS
37.  Procambarus blandingii CS
38.  Procambarus braswelli ?
39.  Procambarus clarkii (CS)
40.  Procambarus lepidodactylus  CS
41.  Procambarus medialis SC
42.  Procambarus pearsei CS
43.  Procambarus plumimanus SC
Possible or Definite Undescribed species.  
44.  Cambarus (Hiaticambarus) sp. 1 ?
45.  Cambarus (Hiaticambarus) sp. 2 ?
46.  Cambarus (Puncticambarus) sp. C2 ?
47.  Cambarus (Puncticambarus) sp. C3 ?
48.  Cambarus (Puncticambarus) sp. C4,C5 ?
49.  Cambarus (Puncticambarus) sp. ?
50.  Cambarus (subgenus ?) sp.? ?
51.  Cambarus (Puncticambarus) sp. ?
52.  Cambarus (Depressicambarus) sp. B ?
   
List compiled by John Cooper.
 

Links:
North Carolina Department of Environment & Natural Resources


References:

Cooper, J.E. and A.L. Braswell.  1995.  Observations on North Carolina crayfishes (Decapoda: Cambaridae).  Brimleyana  22: 87-132.

LeGrand Jr., H.E. and S.P. Hall.  1995.  Natural Heritage Program list of the rare animals of North Carolina.  North Carolina Natural Heritage Program, Department of Environment, Health, and Natural Resources, Raleigh.


Last Updated:  29 January 2008
James W. Fetzner Jr.