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(KEY: E= Endangered; E*= Endangered, Possibly Extinct; T= Threatened; SC= Special Concern; CS =
  Currently Stable.  Parentheses ( ) around the status indicate possible or known introductions and a ()
  indicates a species complex currently under investigation).

      Species Status
 1.   Cambarellus puer CS
 2.   Cambarus diogenes  CS
 3.   Cambarus setosus SC
 4.   Cambarus subterraneus E
 5.   Cambarus tartarus E
 6.   Fallicambarus fodiens CS
 7.   Faxonella blairi CS
 8.   Faxonella clypeata (CS)
 9.   Orconectes causeyi CS
10.   Orconectes cyanodigitus CS
11.  Orconectes deanae CS
12.  Orconectes difficilis CS
13.  Orconectes lancifer CS
14.  Orconectes leptogonopodus CS
15.  Orconectes macrus CS
16.  Orconectes meeki brevis T
17.  Orconectes menae T
18.  Orconectes nais CS
19.  Orconectes nana SC
20.  Orconectes neglectus neglectus CS
21.  Orconectes palmeri longimanus CS
22.  Orconectes saxatilis E
23.  Orconectes virilis CS
24 Procambarus acutus acutus  CS
25.  Procambarus clarkii CS
26.  Procambarus curdi CS
27.  Procambarus gracilis (CS)
28.  Procambarus simulans CS
29.  Procambarus tenuis SC

Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation


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Johnson DP (2010). Four new crayfishes (Decapoda: Cambaridae) of the genus Orconectes from Texas. ZooTaxa 2626:1-45.

Reimer, R.D.  (1969).  A report on the crawfishes (Decapoda, Astacidae) of Oklahoma.  Proceedings of the Oklahoma Academy of Sciences  48: 49-65. 

Taylor, C.A., S.N. Jones, E.A. Bergey (2004). Crayfishes of Oklahoma revisited: New state records and checklist of species. The Southwestern Naturalist 49(2): 250-255.

Last Updated:  08 January 2019
James W. Fetzner Jr.