Cambarus (Puncticambarus) robustusKeith A. Crandall, James W. Fetzner, Jr., and Horton H. Hobbs, Jr.
TypesSyntype, Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 328 (male II); others probably destroyed in the Chicago fire, 1871 (Faxon, 1914:423).
RangeOntario and New York, to Illinois, and southward to Tennessee, North Carolina, and Virginia. Its presence in New England east of the Hudson River basin is believed to have resulted from introductions (Douglas G. Smith, in litt.).
Faxon, Walter. 1914. Notes on the Crayfishes in the United States National Museum and the Museum of Comparative Zoology with Descriptions of New Species and Subspecies to Which is Appended a Catalogue of the Known Species and Subspecies. Memoirs of the Museum of Comparative Zoology at Harvard College, 40(8): 351-427, 13 plates.
Girard, Charles. 1852. A Revision of the North American Astaci, with Observations on Their Habits and Geographical Distribution. Proceedings of the Academy of Natrual Sciences of Philadelphia, 6: 87-91.
Hobbs, H. H. Jr. 1989. An Illustrated Checklist of the American Crayfishes (Decapoda: Astacidae, Cambaridae, and Parastacidae). Smithsonian Institution Press.
Taylor, C. A., M. L. Warren, Jr., J. F. Fitzpatrick, 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
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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