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Samastacus

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Samastacus is a genus of southern crawfish in the family Parastacidae. It has a single species, Samastacus spinifrons.[1][2]

This species is found in Chile, in the region of Talcahuano, south towards the Taitao Peninsula and the Island of Chiloé. It occurs in the rivers and streams of Maipo River basin to the north, and can be found in most of the Aconcagua River and tributaries. In addition, it is found in Lake Nahuel-Huapi, Argentina. It digs shallow burrows in tranquil water along river banks and lakes.[3]

References

  1. ^ "Samastacus". GBIF. Retrieved 2021-10-25.
  2. ^ Crandall, Keith A.; De Grave, Sammy (2017). "An updated classification of the freshwater crayfishes (Decapoda: Astacidea) of the world, with a complete species list". Journal of Crustacean Biology. 37 (5). doi:10.1093/jcbiol/rux070.
  3. ^ "Samastacus spinifrons Red List status". IUCN Red List. Retrieved 2021-10-25.
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Samastacus: Brief Summary

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Samastacus is a genus of southern crawfish in the family Parastacidae. It has a single species, Samastacus spinifrons.

This species is found in Chile, in the region of Talcahuano, south towards the Taitao Peninsula and the Island of Chiloé. It occurs in the rivers and streams of Maipo River basin to the north, and can be found in most of the Aconcagua River and tributaries. In addition, it is found in Lake Nahuel-Huapi, Argentina. It digs shallow burrows in tranquil water along river banks and lakes.

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