Procambarus (Leconticambarus) escambiensisKeith A. Crandall, James W. Fetzner, Jr., and Horton H. Hobbs, Jr.
TypesHolotype, allotype, National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution, Washington D.C. 81278 (male I, female), and "morphotype," National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution, Washington D.C. 81277 (male II); paratypes, Museum of Comparative Zoology, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution, Washington D.C., Bureau of Marine Research, St. Petersburg, Florida.
Type LocalityAbout 100 yards (90 m) east of Perdido River on U.S. Highway 90, Escambia County, Florida (Sec. 10, T. 1S, R. 32 W).
RangeKnown from the type locality and from Flomaton, Escambia County, Alabama. Reported from the latter as Cambarus barbatus by Faxon (1890); specimens listed as paratypes of that species by him (1914), designated paratypes of P. (L.) escambiensis by Hobbs (1942:48).
Conservation StatusCategory: VU (Vulnerable)
Criteria: B1+2c, D1
Baillie, Jonathan, and Brian Groombridge. 1996. IUCN Red List of Threatened Animals.
Faxon, Walter. 1890. Notes on North American Crayfishes, Family Astacidae. Proceedings of the United States National Museum, 12(785): 619-634.
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.
Hobbs, H. H. Jr. 1989. An Illustrated Checklist of the American Crayfishes (Decapoda: Astacidae, Cambaridae, and Parastacidae). Smithsonian Institution Press.
Hobbs, Horton H., Jr. 1972. The Subgenera of the Crayfish Genus Procambarus (Decapoda: Astacidae). Smithsonian Constributions to Zoology, 117: 22 pages, figures 1-20.
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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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