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Euastacus sulcatus Riek 1951

Keith A. Crandall
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Containing group: Euastacus


E. sulcatus ranges from Mount Tamborine to the Lamington Plateau, southern Queensland, and west along the McPherson Range bordering New South Wales. A relict population may exist on Mount Warning. The range is drained by Nerang, Albert, Logan, Brisbane, Condamine, Richmond and Tweed Rivers.


The species occurs in streams at altitudes above 300m a.s.l., in rainforest and wet sclerophyll forest.


Euastacus sulcatus was redescribed and discussed in detail by Morgan (1988).


Morgan, G. J. 1997. Freshwater Crayfish of the Genus Euastacus Clark (Decapoda: Parastacidae) from New South Wales, With a Key to all Species of the Genus. Records of the Australian Museum, supplement 23.

Morgan, G. J. 1988. Freshwater crayfish of the genus Euastacus Clark (Decapoda: Parastacidae) from Queensland. Memoirs of the Museum of Victoria 49: 1-49.

Riek, E. F. 1951. The freshwater crayfish (family Parastacidae) of Queensland. With an appendix describing other Australian species. Records of the Australian Museum 22: 368-388.

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Scientific Name Euastacus sulcatus
Location Lamington National Park, Queensland, Australia
Specimen Condition Live Specimen
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