Fallicambarus (Creaserinus) hortoni
Hatchie Burrowing CrayfishKeith A. Crandall, James W. Fetzner, Jr., and Horton H. Hobbs, Jr.
TypesHolotype, allotype, and morphotype, National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution, Washington D.C. 129895, 129897, 129896 (male I, female, male II); paratypes, National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution, Washington D.C.
Type LocalityLow area along roadside ditch leading to tributary of Cypress Creek, 7.5 miles (12 km) east of the Hardeman County line on State Route 57 (Hatchie River drainage), McNairy County, Tennessee.
Conservation StatusCategory: EN (Endangered)
Baillie, Jonathan, and Brian Groombridge. 1996. IUCN Red List of Threatened Animals.
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 J. F. Fitzpatrick, Jr. 1970. A New Crayfish of the Genus Fallicambarus from Tennessee (Decapoda, Astacidae). Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington, 82(64): 829-836, figures 1-12.
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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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Crandall, Keith A., James W. Fetzner, Jr., and Horton H. Hobbs, Jr. 2001. Fallicambarus (Creaserinus) hortoni http://tolweb.org/Fallicambarus_%28Creaserinus%29_hortoni/7067/2001.01.01 in The Tree of Life Web Project, http://tolweb.org/. Hatchie Burrowing Crayfish. Version 01 January 2001 (under construction).