Procambarus (Leconticambarus) shermaniKeith A. Crandall, James W. Fetzner, Jr., and Horton H. Hobbs, Jr.
TypesHolotype and "morphotype," National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution, Washington D.C. 81287 (male I, male II); allotype, National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution, Washington D.C. 81288 (female); 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, British Museum (Natural History), London, England.
Type LocalityAbout 12 miles (19 km) southwest of Jay, Santa Rosa County, Florida, in the Escambia River swamp along McCaskill's Mill Creek (Sec. 28, 31, T. 5N, R. 30W).
RangeFrom the Escambia River drainage in Florida westward to the Pearl River basin in Mississippi and Louisiana.
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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