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Cambarus (Depressicambarus) Hobbs 1969

Keith A. Crandall, James W. Fetzner, Jr., and Horton H. Hobbs, Jr.
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taxon links [up-->]Cambarus (Depressicambarus) catagius [up-->]Cambarus (Depressicambarus) cymatilis [up-->]Cambarus (Depressicambarus) pyronotus [up-->]Cambarus (Depressicambarus) sphenoides [up-->]Cambarus (Depressicambarus) graysoni [up-->]Cambarus (Depressicambarus) truncatus [up-->]Cambarus (Depressicambarus) englishi [up-->]Cambarus (Depressicambarus) striatus [up-->]Cambarus (Depressicambarus) harti [up-->]Cambarus (Depressicambarus) deweesae [up-->]Cambarus (Depressicambarus) latimanus [up-->]Cambarus (Depressicambarus) reduncus [up-->]Cambarus (Depressicambarus) obstipus [up-->]Cambarus (Depressicambarus) reflexus [up-->]Cambarus (Depressicambarus) halli [up-->]Cambarus (Depressicambarus) strigosus [down<--]Cambarus Interpreting the tree
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Containing group: Cambarus


Hobbs, Horton H., Jr. 1969. On the Distribution and Phylogeny of the Crayfish Genus Cambarus. In Perry C. Holt, Richard L. Hoffman, and C. Willard Hart, Jr., The Distributional History of the Biota of the Southern Appalachians, Part I: Invertebrates. Virginia Polytechnic Institute, Research Division Monograph, 1:93-178, figures 1-20.

Hobbs, H. H. Jr. 1989. An Illustrated Checklist of the American Crayfishes (Decapoda: Astacidae, Cambaridae, and Parastacidae). Smithsonian Institution Press.

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Cambarus (Depressicambarus) latimanus
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Page constructed by Emily Browne.

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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Crandall, Keith A., James W. Fetzner, Jr., and Horton H. Hobbs, Jr. 2001. Cambarus (Depressicambarus) Hobbs 1969. Version 01 January 2001 (under construction). http://tolweb.org/Cambarus_%28Depressicambarus%29/6802/2001.01.01 in The Tree of Life Web Project, http://tolweb.org/

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