Cambarus (Depressicambarus) deweesae
Valley Flame CrayfishKeith A. Crandall, James W. Fetzner, Jr., and Horton H. Hobbs, Jr.
TypesHolotype and allotype, National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution, Washington D.C. 148363, 148364 (male I, female), and morphotype, Carnegie Museum, Pittsburg, Pennsylvania 74.1092; paratypes, National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution, Washington D.C.
Type LocalitySeepage area near east bank of Poplar Creek at State Highway 61 (south side of highway), Anderson County, Tennessee.
RangeKnown from only four localities in the Clinch (Anderson County) and Emory (Roane County) river basins in Tennessee.
Conservation StatusCategory: EN (Endangered)
Baillie, Jonathan, and Brian Groombridge. 1996. IUCN Red List of Threatened Animals.
Bouchard, Raymond W., and David A. Etnier. 1979. A New Species of Primary Burrowing Crayfish of the Genus Cambarus from the Ridge and Valley Province in Tennessee. Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington, 92(3): 589-600, figures 1, 2.
Hobbs, H. H. Jr. 1989. An Illustrated Checklist of the American Crayfishes (Decapoda: Astacidae, Cambaridae, and Parastacidae). Smithsonian Institution Press.
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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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