Procambarus angustatus Le Conte, 1856

Sandhills crayfish



Taxonomy & Nomenclature



Conservation Status

Last record 1856 or earlier




Georgia, USA

The exact location of this species' former habitat is unknown as Le Conte only gave a very vague description of the area.






Known only from the holotype (ANSP 444), a male, collected in or before 1856.






Original scientific description:

LeConte, J. (1856). Descriptions of New Species of Astacus from Georgia. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia 7: 400-402.


Other references:

Thoma, R. F.; Cordeiro, J., and Jones, T. (2010). Procambarus angustatus. In: IUCN 2010. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2010.4. ( Downloaded on 14 December 2010.


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