Euastacus dharawalusKeith A. Crandall
TypesHolotype, Australian Museum, Sydney P34094 (male); paratypes, Australian Museum, Sydney P13454 (8 male, 2 female), P13452 (7 male, 2 female), P13461 (2 female), P15463 (16 specimens).
DistributionE. dharawalus is known from only a small area in and near the northern section of Morton National Park, south-west of Robertson, New South Wales, drained by tributaries of the Kangaroo and thence Shoalhaven Rivers.
HabitatThe species was found in 1981 at only one site, to the north-east of Fitzroy Falls from where most specimens have been collected. The site was largely cleared with some eucalyptus along the stream banks. The crayfish inhabited a catacomb of holes in the soft stream bed.
Morgan, G. J. 1997. Freshwater Crayfish of the Genus Euastacus Clark (Decapoda: Parastacidae) from New South Wales, With a Key to all Species of the Genus. Records of the Australian Museum, supplement 23.
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