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  Superfamily Astacoidea

Family Cambaridae

    Genus Cambarus -- Wisconsin!
    Genus Fallicambarus -- Wisconsin!
    Genus Orconectes -- Wisconsin!
    Genus Procambarus -- Wisconsin!
    Genus Barbicambarus -- North America.
    Genus Bouchardina -- North America.
    Genus Cambarellus -- North America.
    Genus Distocambarus -- North America.
    Genus Faxonella -- North America.
    Genus Hobbseus -- North America.
    Genus Troglocambarus -- North America.
    Genus Cambaroides

Taxon Information

The Family Cambaridae has been reported (or is assumed) to occur in fresh waters. This taxon has been reported from Wisconsin.

(These statements were generated automatically from the WInvertebrates database.)

Literature Records

  • Cambaridae, [Palearctic, Nearctic, Neotropical; 423 species worldwide, 374 Nearctic species] (Crandall & Buhay, 2008).
  • Cambaridae, east of the Continental Divide [North America] (Smith, 2001).
  • Cambarinae, (Chace et al., 1959).


  • Crandall, K.A. & J.E. Buhay. 2008. Global diversity of crayfish (Astacidae, Cambaridae, and Parastacidae — Decapoda) . Hydrobiologia 595: 295-301. [Available online]
  • Smith, D.G. 2001. Decapoda (Crayfishes, shrimps). Pennak's Freshwater Invertebrates of the United States, 4th edition: 585-608.
  • Chace, F.A., jr., J.G. Mackin, L. Hubricht, A.H. Banner & H.H. Hobbs, jr. 1959. Malacostraca. [in] W.T. Edmondson (ed.). Ward & Whipple Fresh-Water Biology, 2nd edition: 869-901.

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