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Pacifastacus leniusculus  (Dana, 1852)
Taxonomic Serial No.: 97326

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Synonym(s):    
  Common Name(s): signal crayfish [English]
 
       
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
       
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
       

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
       
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
    SubkingdomBilateria   
       InfrakingdomProtostomia   
          SuperphylumEcdysozoa   
             PhylumArthropoda  – Artrópode, arthropodes, arthropods  
                SubphylumCrustacea Brünnich, 1772 – crustacés, crustáceo, crustaceans  
                   ClassMalacostraca Latreille, 1802  
                      SubclassEumalacostraca Grobben, 1892  
                         SuperorderEucarida Calman, 1904 – camarão, caranguejo, ermitão, lagosta, siri  
                            OrderDecapoda Latreille, 1802 – crabs, crayfishes, lobsters, prawns, shrimp, crabes, crevettes, écrevisses, homards  
                               SuborderPleocyemata Burkenroad, 1963  
                                  InfraorderAstacidea Latreille, 1802  
                                     SuperfamilyAstacoidea Latreille, 1802 – crayfishes  
                                        FamilyAstacidae Latreille, 1802 – crayfishes  
                                           GenusPacifastacus Bott, 1950  
                                              SubgenusPacifastacus (Pacifastacus) Bott, 1950  
                                                 SpeciesPacifastacus leniusculus (Dana, 1852) – signal crayfish  
    Direct Children:  
                                                    Subspecies Pacifastacus leniusculus klamathensis (Stimpson, 1857)  
                                                    Subspecies Pacifastacus leniusculus leniusculus (Dana, 1852)  
                                                    Subspecies Pacifastacus leniusculus trowbridgii (Stimpson, 1857)  
       

 References
       
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  Source: American Fisheries Society Special Publication 31, pre-press (version 18-May-04)  
  Acquired: 2004   
  Notes: McLaughlin et al. 2005. Common and Scientific Names of Aquatic Invertebrates from the United States and Canada: Crustaceans. American Fisheries Society Special Publication 31   
  Reference for: Pacifastacus leniusculus, signal crayfish [English]   
       
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Pacifastacus leniusculus   
       
  Publication(s):    
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Hobbs, Jr., Horton H.  
  Publication Date: 1989   
  Article/Chapter Title: An Illustrated Checklist of the American Crayfishes (Decapoda: Astacidae, Cambaridae, and Parastacidae)   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Smithsonian Contributions to Zoology, no. 480   
  Page(s): iii + 236   
  Publisher: Smithsonian Institution Press   
  Publication Place: Washington, DC, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN:    
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Pacifastacus leniusculus   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Williams, Austin B., Lawrence G. Abele, D. L. Felder, H. H. Hobbs, Jr., R. B. Manning, et al.  
  Publication Date: 1989   
  Article/Chapter Title: Common and Scientific Names of Aquatic Invertebrates from the United States and Canada: Decapod Crustaceans   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: American Fisheries Society Special Publication 17   
  Page(s): 77   
  Publisher: American Fisheries Society   
  Publication Place: Bethesda, Maryland, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-913235-49-0, 0097-0638  
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Pacifastacus leniusculus   
       

 Geographic Information
       
  Geographic Division: Europe & Northern Asia (excluding China)  
    North America  
       
  Jurisdiction/Origin: Continental US, Native & Introduced  
 

 

   

 Comments
       
  Comment: McLaughlin et al. (2005) Occurrence values: I[E, part]; P  
 

 

   

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