Euastacus monteithorumKeith A. Crandall
Type Locality"Beauty Spot 98" (Queensland Department of Forestry), headwaters of Kroombit Creek, Kroombit Tops, central Q., 860 m, rainforest.
HabitatThe type locality, designated "Beauty Spot 98" by the Queensland Forestry Department, is on the headwaters of Kroombit Creek and fringed with rainforest (Monteith, 1986). Altitude is approximately 860 m. General data on the habitats of Kroombit Tops were recorded by Monteith (1986) and McDonald and Sharpe (1986).
Conservation StatusCategory: EN (Endangered)
Baillie, Jonathan, and Brian Groombridge. 1996. IUCN Red List of Threatened Animals.
McDonald, W. J. F., and P. R. Sharpe. 1986. The plant communities and flora of Kroombit Tops. Qd Nat. 27: 3-10.
Monteith, G. B. 1986. Kroombit Tops excursion-introduction. Qd Nat. 27: 1-20.
Morgan, G. J. 1989. Two new species of the freshwater crayfish Euastacus Clark (Decapoda: Parastacidae) from isolated high country of Queensland. Memoirs of the Queensland Museum 27(2): 555-562.
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