Caption: Newly molted Mammoth Cave crayfish (Cambarus (=Orconectes) pellucidus) with exoskeleton hardening. The Mammoth Cave Crayfish is from Kentucky and Tennessee. Among the known sites for this species is Mammoth Cave, Kentucky. This specimen was photographed in a Kentucky cave.

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Keywords: animal, aquifer inhabiting species, arthropod, cambaridae, cambarus, cambarus pellucidus, cave crayfish, cave fauna, crayfish, crustacean, decapod, decapoda, freshwater crustacean, groundwater fauna, hardening, invertebrate, kentucky, mammoth cave crayfish, moulted, moulting, obligate hypogean species, orconectes, silhouettable, stygobitic species, subterranean species, tennessee fauna, translucent, troglomorphic, troglomorphism

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Mammoth Cave Crayfish

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