Procambarus (Austrocambarus) primaevusKeith A. Crandall, James W. Fetzner, Jr., and Horton H. Hobbs, Jr.
Type LocalityGreen River beds (Eocene) of western Wyoming in "the fish beds of the Bear River Valley, situated from 75 to 100 miles [120 to 160 km] a little west of north of Evanston, Wyo., and near the Utah line" (Packard, 1881b:391).
Hobbs, H. H. Jr. 1989. An Illustrated Checklist of the American Crayfishes (Decapoda: Astacidae, Cambaridae, and Parastacidae). Smithsonian Institution Press.
Packard, A. S., Jr. 1880. Fossil Crawfish from the Teriaries of Wyoming. American Naturalist, 14(3): 222-223.
Packard, A.S., Jr. 1881. On a Crayfish from the Lower Tertiary Beds of Western Wyoming. Bulletin of the United States Geological and Geographical Survey, 6(2): 391-397, figures 1, 2.
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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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