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Cambaroides japonicus.jpg
Cambaroides japonicus
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Crustacea
Class: Malacostraca
Order: Decapoda
Family: Cambaroididae
Genus: Cambaroides
Faxon, 1884
Cambaroides dauricus

Cambaroides is a genus of freshwater crayfish from eastern Asia (eastern Russia, northeastern China, Korean Peninsula and Japan). Together with Astacus, they are the only crayfish native to Asia. Cambaroides contains about six species:[1][2][3]


  1. ^ James W. Fetzner, Jr. (February 11, 2005). "Genus Cambaroides Faxon, 1884". Crayfish Taxon Browser. Carnegie Museum of Natural History. Archived from the original on March 3, 2016. Retrieved August 21, 2007.
  2. ^ Crandall, Keith A.; De Grave, Sammy (2017). "An updated classification of the freshwater crayfishes (Decapoda: Astacidea) of the world, with a complete species list". Journal of Crustacean Biology. 37 (5): 615–653. doi:10.1093/jcbiol/rux070.
  3. ^ "Cambaroides". GBIF. Retrieved 2020-11-02.