Euastacus jagaraKeith A. Crandall
TypesHolotype, Queensland Museum, Brisbane W6471 (Male); paratypes, Queensland Museum, Brisbane W6471 (1 Male, 4 Female).
Distribution and HabitatThe species is known only from the type locality at 920 m a.s.l. in the Mistake Mountains, approximately 50 km south-west of Ipswich. The range is drained by tributaries of the Brisbane River and supports rainforest along stream banks.
Conservation StatusCategory: EN (Endangered)
Baillie, Jonathan, and Brian Groombridge. 1996. IUCN Red List of Threatened Animals.
Morgan, G. J. 1988. Freshwater crayfish of the genus Euastacus Clark (Decapoda: Parastacidae) from Queensland. Memoirs of the Museum of Victoria, 49: 1-49.
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