Orconectes (Procericambarus) macrusKeith A. Crandall, James W. Fetzner, Jr., and Horton H. Hobbs, Jr.
TypesHolotype, allotype, and "morphotype," National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution, Washington D.C. 118847 (male I, female, male II); paratypes, National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution, Washington D.C., Museum of Comparative Zoology, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts.
RemarksHayes (1973:111) reported what he interpreted to be intergrade populations between O. (P.) nana and O. (P.) macrus in Delaware and Ottawa counties, Oklahoma, but in his recent revision of the genus, Fitzpatrick (1987a:58) maintained specific status for they crayfishes.
Fitzpatrick, Joseph F., Jr. 1987. The Subgenera of the Crawfish Genus Orconectes (Decapoda: Cambaridae). Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington, 100(1): 44-74, figures 1-18.
Hayes II, William A. 1973. Occurence of the Crawfish Orconectes nana macrus Williams (Decapoda, Astacidae) in Oklahoma. Proceedings of the Oklahoma Academy of Science, 53:111.
Hobbs, H. H. Jr. 1989. An Illustrated Checklist of the American Crayfishes (Decapoda: Astacidae, Cambaridae, and Parastacidae). Smithsonian Institution Press.
Taylor, C. A., M. L. Warren, Jr., J. F. Fitzpatrick, Jr., H. H. Hobbs III, R. F. Jezerinac, W. L. Pflieger, and H. W. Robison. 1996. Conservation Status of Crayfishes of the United States and Canada. Fisheries 21:4.
Williams, Austin B. 1952. Six New Crayfishes of the Genus Orconectes (Decapoda: Astacidae) from Arkansas, Missouri, and Oklahoma. Transactions of the Kansas Academy of Science, 55(2): 330-351, figures 1-48.
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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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