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Astacus Fabricius 1775 (freshwater crayfish)

Crustacea - Decapoda - Astacidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 22329

Alternative spelling: Cancer (Astacus)

Full reference: J. C. Fabricius. 1775. Systema Entomologiae, Sistens Insectorum Classes, Ordines, Genera, Species Adiectis Synonymis, Locis, Descriptionibus, Observationibus 1-832

Parent taxon: Astacidae according to M. F. Glaessner 1969

Sister taxa: Astyages, Austropotamobius, Palaeocambarus

Subtaxa: Astacus chenoderma, Astacus edwardsi, Astacus laevissimus, Astacus leachii, Astacus longimanus, Astacus multicavatus, Astacus pallipes, Astacus sussexiensis

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Ecology: carnivore