Oktibbeha Riverlet 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. 129191, 129193, 129194 (male I, female, male II); paratypes, Museum of Comparative Zoology, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, Department of Zoology, Tulane University, New Orleans, Louisiana, Ohio State Museum, Columbus, Ohio, National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution, Washington D.C.
Type LocalityWoodland pond near Rock Hill community, about 4.25 miles (6.8 km) north of Starkville, Oktibbeha County, Mississippi (Sec. 1, T. 19N, R. 14E).
Conservation StatusCategory: VU (Vulnerable)
Baillie, Jonathan, and Brian Groombridge. 1996. IUCN Red List of Threatened Animals.
Fitzpatrick, J. F., Jr., and James F. Payne. 1968. A New Genus and Species of Crawfish from the Southeastern United States (Decapoda, Astacidae). Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington, 81(2): 11-21, 12 figures.
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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Crandall, Keith A., James W. Fetzner, Jr., and Horton H. Hobbs, Jr. 2001. Hobbseus orconectoides http://tolweb.org/Hobbseus_orconectoides/7107/2001.01.01 in The Tree of Life Web Project, http://tolweb.org/. Oktibbeha Riverlet Crayfish. Version 01 January 2001 (under construction).