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  Family Cambaridae

Genus Cambarellus

    Species C. blacki -- North America.
    Species C. diminutus -- North America.
    Species C. lesliei -- North America.
    Species C. ninae -- North America.
    Species C. puer -- North America.
    Species C. schmitti -- North America.
    Species C. shufeldtii -- North America.
    Species C. texanus -- North America.

Taxon Information

The Genus Cambarellus has been reported (or is assumed) to occur in fresh waters. This taxon has been reported from North America.

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

Literature Records

  • Cambarellus, [Nearctic, Neotropical; 17 species worldwide, 8 Nearctic species] (Crandall & Buhay, 2008).
  • Cambarellus, 8 small species; southern states through Mississippi River system, epigean [North America] (Smith, 2001).
  • Cambarellus, "Fifteen species and subspecies ranging from Fla. and Ill. to Veracruz and Michoacan. Five species in the U.S." (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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