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Astacidae

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The Astacidae comprise the freshwater crayfish native to Europe and western North America. The family is made up of three genera: The genera Astacus (which includes the European crayfish and Turkish crayfish) and Austropotamobius are both found throughout Europe and parts of western Asia, while Pacifastacus is found on the Pacific coast of the United States and British Columbia and includes the signal crayfish and the Shasta crayfish.

Species

The family Astacidae contains 13 species in three genera:[1][2]

References

  1. ^ James W. Fetzner, Jr. (2005-05-09). "Family Astacidae Latreille, 1802-1803". Crayfish Taxon Browser. Carnegie Museum of Natural History. Archived from the original on 2015-02-11. Retrieved 2007-08-20.
  2. ^ Pârvulescu, Lucian (2019). "Introducing a new Austropotamobius crayfish species (Crustacea, Decapoda, Astacidae): A Miocene endemism of the Apuseni Mountains, Romania". Zoologischer Anzeiger. 279: 94–102. doi:10.1016/j.jcz.2019.01.006.
  3. ^ O'Flynn, Robert J.; Audo, Denis; Kawai, Tadashi (2021-10-01). "Systematic Revision and Palaeobiology of Emplastron edwardsi (Van Straelen, 1928) gen. et comb. nov. (Crustacea, Decapoda, Astacidae) Entombed within Travertine, from Sézanne, France". Paleontological Research. 25 (4). doi:10.2517/2021PR007. ISSN 1342-8144.
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Astacidae: Brief Summary

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The Astacidae comprise the freshwater crayfish native to Europe and western North America. The family is made up of three genera: The genera Astacus (which includes the European crayfish and Turkish crayfish) and Austropotamobius are both found throughout Europe and parts of western Asia, while Pacifastacus is found on the Pacific coast of the United States and British Columbia and includes the signal crayfish and the Shasta crayfish.

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