Cambarus (Jugicambarus) carolinusKeith A. Crandall, James W. Fetzner, Jr., and Horton H. Hobbs, Jr.
TypesNot extant. Topotypes, National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution, Washington D.C. 144164 (2 male I, female, female with young), and others.
Type LocalityGreenville, Greenville County, South Carolina. Restricted by Hobbs and Bouchard (1973:55) to "along Wildcat Creek, 8.8 miles (14.1 km) north of the junction of U.S. Highway 29 and State Route 101 on latter...."
RangeFrom the upper Broad River basin in the northern part of South Carolina westward into North Carolina and Tennessee (south of the French Broad River) almost to the Tennessee River (see Dewees, 1972).
Dewees, Joel P. 1972. Geographic Variation in the Primary Burrowing Crayfish, Cambarus dubius Faxon and Cambarus carolinus (Erichson) (Decapoda: Astacidae) in Tennessee with Notes on Ecology and Life History. vii + 76 pages, 16 figures. Master's thesis, University of Tennessee, Knoxville.
Erichson, W. F. 1846. Uebersicht der Arten der Gattung Astacus. Archiv fur Naturgeschichte (Berlin), 12(1): 86-103.
Hobbs, Horton H., Jr., and Raymond W. Bouchard. 1973. A New Crayfish from the Cumberland River System with Notes on Cambarus carolinus (Erichson). Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington, 86(5): 41-68, figures 1-4.
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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