Photo of a longpincered crayfish.

    Longpincered Crayfish

    Faxonius longidigitus (formerly Orconectes longidigitus)
    Photo of a White River crawfish.

    White River Crawfish

    Procambarus acutus
    Photo of a northern, also called virile, crayfish.

    Virile Crayfish (Northern Crayfish)

    Faxonius virilis (formerly Oronectes virilis)
    Photo of a spothanded crayfish viewed from above on white background.

    Crayfishes

    About 36 species in Missouri
    Photo of a shrimp crayfish.

    Shrimp Crayfish

    Faxonius lancifer (formerly Orconectes lancifer)
    Photo of a water nymph crayfish, side view of specimen carefully arranged against black background

    Water Nymph Crayfish

    Faxonius nais (formerly Orconectes nais)