Orconectes (Procericambarus) placidusKeith A. Crandall, James W. Fetzner, Jr., and Horton H. Hobbs, Jr.
TypesSyntypes, Museum of Comparative Zoology, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts 170 (3 male I, 1 male II), Museum of Comparative Zoology, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts 289 (4 male II, 3 female), Museum of Comparative Zoology, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts 296 (male I), National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution, Washington D.C. 4966 (male II), Museum National d'Histoire Naturelle, Paris, France (male II, 3 female), Wurzburg Museum, Wurzburg, Germany (?, see Faxon, 1914:418), Australian Museum, Sydney, Australia.
RangeLower Ohio, Cumberland, Duck, and Tennessee drainage systems in southern Illinois, Kentucky, Tennessee, and northern Alabama.
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.
Hagen, Hermann A. 1870. Monograph of the North American Astacidae. In Illustrated Catalogue of the Museum of Comparative Zoology at Harvard College, 3: viii + 109 pages, 11 plates.
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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