A new species of crayfish (Crustacea: Decapoda: Parastacidae) from the Fly River Drainage, Western Province, Papua New Guinea

A new species of crayfish Cherax (Cherax) peknyi is described from the Fly River drainage, in the western province region of Papua New Guinea. This species differs from all others in its subgenus by the shape of the rostrum, and chelae, and in colouration.

Citation

Lukhaup, C. & Herbert, B. 2008 04 30. A new species of crayfish (Crustacea: Decapoda: Parastacidae) from the Fly River Drainage, Western Province, Papua New Guinea. Memoirs of the Queensland Museum 52(2): 213–219. Brisbane. ISSN 0079-8835.

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    Date of publication

    30 April 2008

    Authors

    Christian Lukhaup

    Brett Herbert