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Narrow-clawed Crayfish
Pontastacus leptodactylus (Eschscholtz, 1823)

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Arthropoda - arthropods »  class Malacostraca »  order Decapoda - crayfish »  family Astacidae - crayfishes »  genus Pontastacus

Scientific synonyms

Astacus (Pontastacus) leptodactylus Eschscholtz, 1823
Astacus leptodactylus Eschscholtz, 1823

Other names

= Danube Crayfish
= Galician Crayfish
= Turkish Crayfish

Least Concern

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Intertaxon relationships

predator: Lutra lutra (Linnaeus, 1758) - Eurasian River Otter, Neovison vison (Schreber, 1777) - American Mink

parasite: Aphanomyces astaci Schikora, 1906 - Crayfish Plague

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Links and literature

EN Fauna Europaea 2.4 [238437]

de Jong, Y.S.D.M. (ed.): Fauna Europaea [http://www.faunaeur.org] [as Astacus leptodactylus Eschscholtz, 1823]
Data retrieved on: 9 March 2012
EN IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2018-1 [153745]

IUCN Red List of Threatened Species [http://www.iucnredlist.org/] [as Pontastacus leptodactylus (Eschscholtz, 1823)]
Data retrieved on: 3 August 2018
CZ Patoka J., Buřič M., Bláha M., Kouba A., Ďuriš Z. (2017): České názvy živočichů VIII. Desetinožci (Decapoda) infrařád rakotvární (Astacidea), Národní muzeum (zoologické oddělení), Praha. [as Pontastacus leptodactylus (Eschscholtz, 1823)]
EN Stephan Gollasch and Stefan Nehring (2006): National checklist for aquatic alien species in Germany [http://www.aquaticinvasions.net/2006/AI_...], Aquatic invasions, Volume 1, Issue 4: 245-269 [as Astacus leptodactylus Eschscholtz, 1823]
CZ Petrusková T., Fischer D., Štambergová M., Petrusek A., Kozubíková E. (2007): Praktická ochrana raků [http://www.biolib.cz/DOC/ochrana-raku.pd...]

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