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Cambarus (Puncticambarus) cumberlandensis Hobbs and Bouchard 1973

Keith A. Crandall, James W. Fetzner, Jr., and Horton H. Hobbs, Jr.
Containing group: Cambarus (Puncticambarus)


Holotype, allotype, and morphotype, National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution, Washington D.C. 132989, 132990, 132991 (male I, female, male II); paratypes, National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution, Washington D.C.

Type Locality

Poplar Cove Creek (a tributary to the East Fork of the Obey River), 5.8 miles (9.3 km) west of Jamestown, Fentress County, Tennessee, off State Route 52, just east of Helena.


Cumberland River system from Jellico Creek (Scott County, Tennessee) downstream to and including Roaring River in Jackson County, Tennessee; and Green River system in Adair and Metcalf counties, Kentucky. Introduced into Caney Fork River system in DeKalb County, Tennessee.




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

Hobbs, Horton H., Jr., and Raymond W. Bouchard. 1973. A New Crayfish from the Cumberland River System with Notes on Cambarus carolinua (Erichson). Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington, 86(5): 41-68, figures 1-4.

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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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