Photo of a longpincered crayfish.

    Longpincered Crayfish

    Faxonius longidigitus (formerly Orconectes longidigitus)
    Photo of a red swamp crawfish or crayfish.

    Red Swamp Crawfish

    Procambarus clarkii
    Photo of a White River crawfish.

    White River Crawfish

    Procambarus acutus
    Photo of Hubbs' crayfish.

    Hubbs’ Crayfish

    Cambarus hubbsi
    Photo of a freckled crayfish.

    Freckled Crayfish

    Cambarus maculatus
    Photo of a northern, also called virile, crayfish.

    Virile Crayfish (Northern Crayfish)

    Faxonius virilis (formerly Oronectes virilis)
    Photo of a papershell crayfish, also called calico crayfish.

    Calico Crayfish (Papershell Crayfish)

    Faxonius immunis (formerly Orconectes immunis)
    Photo of a devil crayfish.

    Devil Crayfish

    Lacunicambarus aff. diogenes
    Photo of a Salem cave crayfish.

    Salem Cave Crayfish

    Cambarus hubrichti
    Photo of a bristly cave crayfish, viewed from the side.

    Bristly Cave Crayfish

    Cambarus setosus
    Photo of a painted devil crayfish standing on a sandy substrate

    Painted Devil Crayfish

    Lacunicambarus ludovicianus
    Photo of a spothanded crayfish viewed from above on white background.

    Crayfishes

    About 36 species in Missouri
    Photo of an Ozark crayfish.

    Ozark Crayfish

    Faxonius ozarkae (formerly Orconectes ozarkae)
    Photo of a shrimp crayfish.

    Shrimp Crayfish

    Faxonius lancifer (formerly Orconectes lancifer)
    Photo of a digger crayfish.

    Digger Crayfish

    Creaserinus fodiens (formerly Fallicambarus fodiens)
    Photo of a ringed crayfish.

    Ringed Crayfish

    Faxonius neglectus (formerly Orconectes neglectus)
    Photo of a golden crayfish viewed through the surface of creek water.

    Golden Crayfish

    Faxonius luteus (formerly Orconectes luteus)
    Photo of a spothanded crayfish viewed through creekwater.

    Spothanded Crayfish

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

    Water Nymph Crayfish

    Faxonius nais (formerly Orconectes nais)
    Photo of a paintedhand mudbug carefully arranged against a black background

    Paintedhand Mudbug

    Lacunicambarus polychromatus
    Photo of an Ohio shrimp with small grayish pincers in the foreground.

    Ohio Shrimp

    Macrobrachium ohione