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Euastacus yigara Short and Davie 1993

Keith A. Crandall
Containing group: Euastacus


Holotype, Queensland Museum W18134 (female); paratype, Queensland Museum W18125.

Type Locality

O'Leary Ck, freshwater, rocks/sand, leaf litter, fallen timber, fringing simple notophyll vine forest, under rock in pool along edge of creek.


Presently known from O'Leary Ck, a tributary of the upper Tully R. above Koombooloomba Dam, Cardwell Ra., NEQ.


Freshwater, under rocks in shallow water (<0.5m), rocks/sand substratum, fringing simple notophyll vine forest, c. 750m altitude, water clarity high.

Conservation Status

Category: EN (Endangered)
Criteria: B1+2c
Conservation Links:


Baillie, Jonathan, and Brian Groombridge. 1996. IUCN Red List of Threatened Animals.

Short, J. W. & Davie, P. J. F. 1993. Two new species of freshwater crayfish (Crustacea: Decapoda: Parastacidae) from northeastern Queensland rainforest. Memoirs of the Queensland Museum 34(1): 69-80.

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Keith A. Crandall
Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah, USA

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