Comprehensive Description

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Parastacus defossus Faxon

Parastacus defossus Faxon, 1898:686, pl. 67: figs. 3, 4.—Riek, 1971:134.—Buckup and Rossi, 1980:677, figs. 15–17, 21.

TYPES.—Syntypes, USNM 19647 (3 specimens); MCZ 4776 (1 specimen).

TYPE LOCALITY.—Montevideo, Uruguay.

RANGE.—From Montevideo, Uruguay, to east central Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil. (See Buckup and Rossi, 1980:677.)


Parastacus laevigatus Buckup and Rossi

Parastacus laevigatus Buckup and Rossi, 1980:677, figs. 18–21.

TYPES.—Holotype, MN.UFRJ (male); paratypes, MN.UFRJ.

TYPE LOCALITY.—“Joinville, (Estrada da Cidra, Chácara dos Ipes), Santa Catarina, Brasil” (Buckup and Rossi, 1980:680).

RANGE.—Known from only two localities, in the extreme northeastern part of Santa Catarina, Brazil.

HABITAT.—Not reported.
bibliographic citation
Hobbs, Horton Holcombe, Jr. 1989. "An Illustrated Checklist of the American Crayfishes (Decapoda, Astacidae, Cambaridae, Parastacidae)." Smithsonian Contributions to Zoology. 1-236. https://doi.org/10.5479/si.00810282.480