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Procambarus (Austrocambarus) mexicanus (Erichson)

Astacus (Cambarus) mexicanus Erichson, 1846:99.

Astacus Mexicanus.—Erichson, 1846:87.

Astacus mexicanus.—Dana, 1852:522.

Cambarus aztecus Saussure, 1857b:503, fig. 23. [Type locality: “Pris à Tomatlán, dans les Terres—Chaudes,” Veracruz, Mexico. Syntypes: GM, 13 dry specimens; USNM 20682 (male I, dry).].—Hobbs, 1987:206, fig. 2.

Cambarus Mexicanus.—Saussure, 1858:460.

Cambarus mexicanus.—Saussure, 1858:461.

Cambarus Aztecus.—Hagen, 1870:11.

Astacus Aztecus.—von Martens, 1872:131.

Cambarus (Cambarus) mexicanus.—Ortmann, 1905c: 101.

Cambarus (Procambarus) mexicanus.—Ortmann, 1905d:437.

Astacus Astecus.—Valdés Ragués, 1909:180 [erroneous spelling].

Procambarus aztecus.—Hobbs, 1942a:342 [by implication].

Procambarus mexicanus.—Hobbs, 1942a:342 [by implication].—Villalobos, 1954b:307, pls. 1, 2; 1955:162, pls. 34, 35; 1983:156, pls. 34, 35.

Procambarus mexiacnus.—Villalobos, 1954b:304 [erroneous spelling].

Procambarus Mexicanus.—Creaser, 1962:7.

Procambarus (Austrocambarus) mexicanus.—Hobbs, 1972a:6; 1974b:45, fig. 173; 1987:200, fig. 1.

Procambarus (Austrocambarus) aztecus.—Hobbs, 1972a:6; 1972b [1976]:43, figs. 30e, 34c, 36b; 1974b:44, fig. 172; 1987:201.

TYPES.—Lost, formerly in ZBM. Neoholotype, ANSP 421 (male I); neoallotype and neoparatypes, IBM (Villalobos, 1954b:312).

TYPE LOCALITY.—Mexico. Restricted by Villalobos (1954b:312) to “El Mirador de Zacuapan,” 8 kilometers (5 mi) northeast of Huatusco, Veracruz.

RANGE.—Veracruz, Mexico, south of the Cordillera Volcánica Transversal.

HABITAT.—Lentic and lotic situations.
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Hobbs, Horton Holcombe, Jr. 1989. "An Illustrated Checklist of the American Crayfishes (Decapoda, Astacidae, Cambaridae, Parastacidae)." Smithsonian Contributions to Zoology. 1-236. https://doi.org/10.5479/si.00810282.480