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Latin Name

Common Name
Aegla sp. - Red Cave
Astacus leptodactylus
Atyoida bisculata
Atyopsis gabonensis
Atyopsis moluccensis
Atyopsis spinipes
Austropotamobius pallipes

Brachyura sp. - Chinandega
Brachyura sp. - Guatemala
Brachyura sp. - Mexican
Brachyura sp. - Rio Meta
Brachyura sp. - Swimming
Brachyura sp. - Xingu

Cambarellus latimanus
Cambarellus maculatus
Cambarellus montezumae montezumae
Cambarellus schmitti
Cambarellus shuffeldtii
Cambarellus zempoalensis
Cambarus diogenes
Cambarus geodytes
Cardisoma armatum
Cardisoma sp. - Belem
Cardisoma sp. - Costa Rican
Caridina japonica
Caridina serrata
Caridina sp. - Mini
Caridina sp. - Red Spotted
Cherax destructor
Cherax preissii
Cherax quadricarinatus
Cherax sp. - Orange
Cherax tenuimanus

Decapoda sp. - Catemaco
Decapoda sp. - Short-nose

Gercarcinus ruricola

Macrobrachium grandimanus
Macrobrachium luzifugem
Macrobrachium lar
Macrobrachium pilimanus
Macrobrachium rosenbergii
Macrobrachium sp.
Macrobrachium sp. - Boxer
Macrobrachium sp. - Cameroon
Macrobrachium sp. - Guatemala
Macrobrachium sp. - Guinea
Macrobrachium sp. - Honduras
Macrobrachium sp. - Indian
Macrobrachium sp. - Laos
Macrobrachium sp. - Panama
Macrobrachium sp. - Papaloapan
Macrobrachium sp. - Sri Lanka
Macrobrachium sp. - Striped-Hand
Macrobrachium sp. - Thailand

Natantia gen sp. - Blue Banded
Natantia sp. - Florida
Natantia sp. - Glass
Natantia sp. - Guinea
Natantia gen sp. - Ivory
Natantia sp. - Palenque
Natantia sp. - Paraguay
Neocaridina sp. - Bumblebee
Neocaridina sp. - Crystal Blue
Neocaridina sp. - Crystal Red
Neocaridina sp. - Green
Neocaridina sp. - Orange
Neocaridina sp. - Red Band
Neocaridina sp. - Red Tail

Orconectes immunis
Orconectes limosus
Orconectes longidigitus
Orconectes luteus
Orconectes luteus - Black
Orconectes medius
Orconectes neglectus
Orconectes ozarkae
Orconectes punctimanus
Orconectes virilis

Pacifastacus leniusculus
Paratya compressa
Potamonautes orbitospinus
Procambarus acutus
Procambarus alleni
Procambarus bouvieri
Procambarus clarkii
Procambarus cubensis
Procambarus fallax
Procambarus immunis
Procambarus llamassi
Procambarus milleri
Procambarus sp. - Marmor
Procambarus sp. - Speckled
Procambarus peninsulanus
Procambarus spiculifer

Sesarma bidens
Sesarma sp. - Red-claw

Uca sp. - Red

Crayfish - Red Cave
Crayfish - Galician
Mountain shrimp
Armoured shrimp - Cameroon
Fan shrimp - Common
Fan shrimp - Bamboo
Crayfish - White Claw

Swimming crab - Chinandega
Freshwater crab - Guatemala
Freshwater crab - Mexican
Freshwater crab - Rio Meta
Swimming crab - Mexican
Freshwater crab - Xingu

Cambarellus latimanus
Crayfish - Freckled
Cambarellus montezumae montezumae
Cambarellus schmitti
Crayfish - Mississippi Dwarf
Cambarellus zempoalensis
Devil Crayfish
Cambarus geodytes
Land-crab - Rainbow
Land-crab - Long-arm Belem
Land-crab - Costa Rican
Amano shrimp
Bush-algae shrimp
Dwarf Shrimp - Mini
Dwarf Shrimp - Red Spotted
Yabby - Blue
Yabby - Black
Crayfish - Red Claw
Crayfish - Orange
Marron

Lobster-Shrimp - Catemaco
Lobster-Shrimp - Short-nose

Land-crab - Indonesian

Macrobrachium grandimanus
Macrobrachium luzifugem
Tahitian prawn
Pole shrimp
Long-arm shrimp - Chameleon
Macrobrachium sp.
Boxer prawn
Long-arm shrimp - Cameroon
Long-arm shrimp - Guatemala
Long-arm shrimp - Guinea
Long-arm shrimp - Honduras
Long-arm shrimp - Indian
Long-arm shrimp - Laos
Long-arm shrimp - Panama
Long-arm shrimp - Papaloapan
Long-arm shrimp - Sri Lanka
Long-arm shrimp - Striped-Hand
Long-arm shrimp - Thailand

Ghost shrimp - Blue Banded
Ghost shrimp - Florida
Glass shrimp
Floating shrimp - Guinea
Ivory shrimp
Floating shrimp - Palenque
Ghost shrimp - Paraguay
Dwarf shrimp - Bumblebee
Algae shrimp - Crystal Blue
Dwarf shrimp - Crystal Red
Algae shrimp - Green
Algae shrimp - Orange
Dwarf shrimp - Red Band
Algae shrimp - Red Tail

Crayfish - Nail Polish
Crayfish - Camber
Crayfish - Long Pincered
Crayfish - Golden
Crayfish - Black-Tailed Golden
Crayfish - Saddle-Back
Crayfish - Ringed
Crayfish - Ozark's
Crayfish - Spotted Hand
Crayfish - Northern

Crayfish - Signal
Paratya compressa
Crab - Blue Malawi
Crayfish - White River
Crayfish - Florida Blue
Procambarus bouvieri
Crayfish louisiana
Crayfish - Cuba
Procambarus fallax
Procambarus immunis
Procambarus llamassi
Crayfish - Florida Cave
Crayfish - Marmor
Crayfish - Speckled
Crayfish - Red
Procambarus spiculifer

Red crab
Red-claw crab - Sri Lanka

Fiddler crab - Red

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