Orconectes (Gremicambarus) cooperiKeith 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. 147722, 147723, 147724; paratypes, National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution, Washington D.C, North Carolina State Museum of Natural History, Raleigh, North Carolina.
Type LocalityBrier Fork of the Flint River at U.S. Highway 231-431, about 2 miles (3.2 km) north of Meridian-ville (Sec. 7, T. 2S, R. 1E), Madison County, Alabama.
RangeKnown only from the Flint River watershed in Madison County, Alabama, an Lincoln County, Tennessee.
Conservation StatusCategory: VU (Vulnerable)
Criteria: B1+2c, D1
Baillie, Jonathan, and Brian Groombridge. 1996. IUCN Red List of Threatened Animals.
Cooper, Martha R., and Horton H. Hobbs, Jr. 1980. New and Little-known Crayfishes of the virilis Section of Genus Orconectes (Decapoda: Cambaridae) from the Southeastern United States. Smithsonian Contributions to Zoology, 320: iii + 44 pages, figures 1-13.
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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