Procambarus pictus

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Procambarus pictus
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P. pictus
Binomial name
Procambarus pictus
(Hobbs, 1940) [2]

Procambarus pictus, sometimes called the Black Creek crayfish or spotted royal crayfish, is a species of crayfish in family Cambaridae. It is endemic to Florida, where it is found in the Black Creek river system, the St. Johns River, and the upper Etoniah Creek.[1]

Appearance[edit]

This species of crayfish has yellow to white stripes and spots on a black carapace, with its abdomen consisting of black and rust colored bands.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b P. Moler & K. A. Crandall (2010). "Procambarus pictus". The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. IUCN. 2010: e.T18213A7811189. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2010-3.RLTS.T18213A7811189.en. Retrieved 9 January 2018.
  2. ^ "Procambarus pictus". Integrated Taxonomic Information System.
  3. ^ "Field Guide to the Rare Animals of Florida Florida", Natural Areas Inventory, 2001