Troglobitic Crayfishes


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Cambarus | Orconectes | Procambarus | Troglocambarus  |  References

 

Genus Cambarus Genus Orconectes

 

Genus Procambarus Genus Troglocambarus

Distribution of caves and karst in the southeastern United States and some adjoining states.

References

Hobbs, H. H., Jr. and R. Franz 1986 "New troglobitic crayfish with comments on its relationship to epigean and other hypogean crayfishes of Florida".
Journal of Crustacean Biology 6(3):509-519.

Franz, R. and D. S. Lee 1982 "Distribution and evolution of Florida's troglobitic crayfishes".  Bull. Florida State Mus., Biological Science  28(3):53-78.

Hobbs, H. H. Jr., H. H. Hobbs III, and M. A. Daniel 1977 "A review of the troglobitic Decapod Crustaceans of the Americas".
Smithsonian Contributions to Zoology   244:1-183.

Hobbs, H. H., Jr. and T. C. Barr, Jr. 1972 "Origins and affinities of the troglobitic crayfishes of North America (Decapoda: Astacidae) II. Genus Orconectes".  
Smithsonian Contributions to Zoology 105:1-84.

Hobbs, H. H., Jr. and T. C. Barr, Jr. 1960. "The origins and affinities of the troglobitic crayfishes of North America (Decapoda, Astacidae) I. The genus
Cambarus". The American Midland Naturalist  64(1):12-33.

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