Canthocamptus spp. 

Area(s) Where Listed As Endangered:
Status/Date(s) Listed as Endangered:
  Scientific Name Status Listing Date Range
1. Canthocamptus dedeckkeriVU-IUCN1996Australia
2. Canthocamptus echinopygeVU-IUCN1996Australia
3. Canthocamptus longipesVU-IUCN1996Australia
4. Canthocamptus mammillifurcaVU-IUCN1996Australia
5. Canthocamptus sublaevisVU-IUCN1996Australia
6. Canthocamptus tasmaniaeVU-IUCN1996Australia

Species/Common Names:
Canthocamptus dedeckkeri
Canthocamptus echinopyge
Canthocamptus longipes
Canthocamptus mammillifurca
Canthocamptus sublaevis
Canthocamptus tasmaniae

Facts Summary:
Canthocamptus is a genus of crustaceans of concern and found in the following area(s): Australia.

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