Comprehensive Description

provided by Smithsonian Contributions to Zoology
Parastacus brasiliensis (von Martens)

Astacus Brasiliensis von Martens, 1869:16, pl. 2: fig. 2.

Astacus brasiliensis.—Huxley, 1879:771.

Parastacus brasiliensis.—Huxley, 1879:771 [by implication]; 1880a:250, fig. 64.—Riek, 1971:133.—Buckup and Rossi, 1980:667, figs. 5–7, 8, 21.

Parastacus braziliensis.—Moreira, 1901:80 [erroneous spelling].

Astacus braziliensis.—Moreira, 1901:80 [erroneous spelling].

Parastacus brasilensis.—Brodsky, 1981:120 [erroneous spelling].

TYPES.—Syntypes, ZBM 3322, 3348.

TYPE LOCALITY.—Porto Alegre, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil.

RANGE.—Known only from the east-central part of the state of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil.

HABITAT.—Lotic habitats (see Buckup and Rossi, 1980: 668–669).
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