Palaemonidae


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Related to Palaemonidae: Atyidae

Palaemonidae

[¦pāl·ē′män·ə‚dē]
(invertebrate zoology)
A family of decapod crustaceans in the group Caridea.
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Part II in: A general revision of the Palaemonidae (Crustacea Decapoda Natantia) of the Americas.
Species Sites where species was collected Family Palaemonidae (freshwater shrimp) 3(3), 36(1), 44(110), 46(11), 48(88), Palaemonetes kadiakensis 75(1), 76(9), 77(7), 78(18), 79(2), Rathbun, Mississippi grass 83(4), 84(1), 91(2), 95(2), 96(30), shrimp 101(2), 102(1), 107(11), 108(2) Family Cambaridae (crayfish) Procambarus (Ortmannicus) 4(5), 44(3), 46(1), 47(1) acutus (Girard), White River crayfish Orconectes (Crockerinus) 41(2), 42(2), 81(2), 82(4) propinquus (Girard), north- ern clearwater crayfish O.
Keywords: Cambaridae, Palaemonidae, conservation, ecology
The freshwater shrimps are represented by two genera in a single family, Palaemonidae.