Australian Museum Journal A new species of the freshwater crayfish genus Euastacus (Decapoda: Parastacidae) from northeastern New South Wales, Australia

Shortform:
Coughran, 2002, Rec. Aust. Mus. 54(1): 25–30
Author(s):
Coughran, Jason
Year published:
2002
Title:
A new species of the freshwater crayfish genus Euastacus (Decapoda: Parastacidae) from northeastern New South Wales, Australia
Serial title:
Records of the Australian Museum
Volume:
54
Issue:
1
Start page:
25
End page:
30
DOI:
10.3853/j.0067-1975.54.2002.1362
Language:
English
Date published:
01 June 2002
Cover date:
01 June 2002
ISSN:
0067-1975
CODEN:
RAUMAJ
Publisher:
The Australian Museum
Place published:
Sydney, Australia
Subjects:
CRUSTACEA: DECAPODA; FRESHWATER; TAXONOMY
Digitized:
01 June 2002
Available online:
01 June 2002
Reference number:
1362
EndNote package:
EndNote file
Title page:
Title page (12kb PDF)
Complete work:
Complete work (763kb PDF)

Abstract

A new species of the freshwater crayfish genus Euastacus, E. mirangudjin, is described from northeastern New South Wales. The species most closely resembles E. reductus Riek 1969, differing in spination of the chelae and in colouration. The species is recorded only from the type locality, in Toonumbar National Park, where it inhabits the rocky edges of Iron Pot Creek.