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  Family Palaemonidae

Genus Macrobrachium

    Species M. ohione -- midwestern North America.
    Species M. acanthurus -- North America.
    Species M. carcinus -- North America.
    Species M. olfersii -- North America.
    Species M. grandimanus

Taxon Information

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

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

Literature Records

  • Macrobrachium, 5 species, 2 exotic, chiefly in southern states, 1 species ranging into Mississippi River system [North America] (Smith, 2001).
  • Macrobrachium, [North Central United States] (Underhill et al., 1982).
  • Macrobrachium, (Chace et al., 1959).


  • Smith, D.G. 2001. Decapoda (Crayfishes, shrimps). Pennak's Freshwater Invertebrates of the United States, 4th edition: 585-608.
  • Underhill, J.C., W.D. Schmid & D.E. Gilbertson. 1982. Taxonomic Keys to the Common Animals of the North Central States, exclusive of the parasitic worms, terrestrial insects, and birds, 4th edition. 205 pp.
  • 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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