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Hand fulls of getula on the upper Texas coast. Photo by Scott Walberg



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Last Update: 8/16/09
Added one new species of herp to my life list: alligator snapping turtle Macrochelys temminckii
Added one new species of herp to my life list:
Oklahoma salamander Eurycea tynerensis
Added five new species of crayfish to my life list:

neosho midget crayfish Orconectes macrus

meek’s crayfish Orconectes meeki

ringed crayfish Orconectes neglectes neglectes

williams’ crayfish Orconectes williamsi

grassland crayfish Procambarus gracilis

Added two new species of mammals to my life list:

Prairie Vole Microtus ochrogaster

Swamp Rabbit Sylvilagus aquaticus

Added one new species of fish to my life list:

shortnose gar Lepisosteus platostomus

Added eight new species of crayfish to my life list:

shawnee crayfish Orconectes illinoensis

calico crayfish Orconectes immunis

schufeldt's dwarf crayfish Cambarellus schufeldtii

cajun dwarf crayfish Cambarellus puer

cavespring crayfish Cambarus tenebrosus

painted devil crayfish Cambarus ludovicianus 

 red swamp crayfish Procambarus clarkii  

 ditch fencing crayfish Faxonella clypeata  

Added one new species of crayfish to my life list:

digger crayfish Fallicambarus fodiens

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