Euastacus jagara

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Euastacus jagara
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Crustacea
Class: Malacostraca
Order: Decapoda
Family: Parastacidae
Genus: Euastacus
Species: E. jagara
Binomial name
Euastacus jagara
Morgan, 1989

Euastacus jagara is a species of Australian crayfish in the family Parastacidae. It is known from only six specimens, all collected at the type locality in the Mistake Mountains in the State of Queensland, Australia.[1] The streams inhabited by the species are surrounded by Upland Subtropical Rainforest, and drain into the Brisbane River.[1] The species is listed as critically endangered on the IUCN Red List.[1]


  1. ^ a b c J. Coughran & J. Furse (2010). "Euastacus jagara". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 3.1 (3.1). International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 6 October 2010.