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Cambarus (Hiaticambarus) elkensis (Jezerinac and Stocker)

Keith A. Crandall
Containing group: Cambarus (Hiaticambarus)

Type Locality

Laurel Fork of the Holly River (Elk River--Kanawha River drainage) at Holly River State Park campground, Webster County, Hacker Valley District, West Virginia (Hobbs, 1989).

Distribution and Range

Confined to the upper Elk River drainage above Sutton Lake, and the Holly and Birch rivers of West Virginia (Hobbs, 1989).


Under loose rocks in riffles or pools that have currents (Hobbs, 1989).

Conservation Status

Threatened (Taylor et al., 1996).


Hobbs, Horton H. 1989. An Illustrated Checklist of the American Crayfishes (Decapoda: Astacidae, Cambaridae, and Parastacidae). Smithsonian Institution Press, Washington, D.C. 236 pp.

Jezerinac, R. F., G. W. Stocker, and D. C. Tarter. 1995. The Crayfishes (Decapoda: Cambaridae) of West Virginia. Ohio Biological Survey, Columbus, Ohio. 193 pp.

Taylor, Christopher A., M. L. Warren, Jr., J. F. Fitzpartick, Jr., H. H. Hobbs III, R.F. Jezerinac, W. L. Pflieger, and H. W. Robison. 1996. Conservation status of crayfishes of the United States and Canada. Fisheries 21: 4.

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Keith A. Crandall
Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah, USA

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