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Pacifastacus fortis
(Shasta crayfish)

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Pacifastacus fortis (Shasta crayfish)

Summary

  • Last modified
  • 22 November 2019
  • Datasheet Type(s)
  • Threatened Species
  • Preferred Scientific Name
  • Pacifastacus fortis
  • Preferred Common Name
  • Shasta crayfish
  • Taxonomic Tree
  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •   Kingdom: Metazoa
  •     Phylum: Arthropoda
  •       Subphylum: Crustacea
  •         Class: Malacostraca
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Identity

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Preferred Scientific Name

  • Pacifastacus fortis Faxon, 1914

Preferred Common Name

  • Shasta crayfish

International Common Names

  • English: placid crayfish

Taxonomic Tree

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  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •     Kingdom: Metazoa
  •         Phylum: Arthropoda
  •             Subphylum: Crustacea
  •                 Class: Malacostraca
  •                     Subclass: Eumalacostraca
  •                         Order: Decapoda
  •                             Suborder: Reptantia
  •                                 Unknown: Astacoidea
  •                                     Family: Cambaridae
  •                                         Genus: Pacifastacus
  •                                             Species: Pacifastacus fortis

References

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US Fish and Wildlife Service, 2010. Warner sucker (Catostomus warnerensis). 5-Year Review: Summary and Evaluation. Washington DC, USA: USFWS. http://ecos.fws.gov/docs/five_year_review/doc3356.pdf