|Scientific Name:||Procambarus angustatus|
|Species Authority:||(LeConte, 1856)|
|Red List Category & Criteria:||Extinct ver 3.1|
|Assessor(s):||Thoma, R.F., Cordeiro, J. & Jones, T.|
|Reviewer(s):||Collen, B. & Richman, N.|
|Contributor(s):||Livingston, F., Soulsby, A.-M., Batchelor, A., Dyer, E., Whitton, F., Milligan, HT, Smith, J., Lutz, M.L., De Silva, R., McGuinness, S., Kasthala, G., Jopling, B., Sullivan, K. & Cryer, G.|
Procambarus angustatus has been assessed as Extinct. This species is only known from a single specimen collected from a vaguely described type locality in Georgia. Despite thorough searches of this site and throughout its known range and habitat this species has not been found since, it is therefore considered globally extinct.
This species was known historically only from a single type specimen from an extremely vague type locality in Georgia, USA (Hobbs 1958). "It lives in lesser Georgia, in the rivulets of pure water which flow between little sand hills" (LeConte 1856). Hobbs (1981) notes it was known only from streams in the Sand Hills of southern Georgia. It is considered globally extinct.
Regionally extinct:United States (Georgia)
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This species is known from one specimen (
|Habitat and Ecology:||
There is no information on the habitat or ecology of this species.
|Major Threat(s):||There is no threat information available; this species is considered Extinct.|
This species has been given the heritage rank of GX by NatureServe and Endangered (possibly extinct) by the American Fisheries Society (Taylor et al. 2007, NatureServe 2009).
|Citation:||Thoma, R.F., Cordeiro, J. & Jones, T. 2010. Procambarus angustatus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2015.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 06 July 2015.|