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An upland burrowing crayfish (Cambarus dubius) at the West Liberty University Crayfish Conservation Lab in West Liberty, West Virginia.

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A rusty grave digger (Lacunicambarus miltus) at the West Liberty University Crayfish Conservation Lab in West Liberty, West Virginia.

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An Appalachian brook crayfish (Cambarus cavatus) at the West Liberty University Crayfish Conservation Lab in West Liberty, West Virginia.

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A depression crayfish (Cambarus rusticiformis) at the West Liberty University Crayfish Conservation Lab in West Liberty, West Virginia.

This species was collected at Little River, Trigg County, Kentucky.

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A depression crayfish (Cambarus rusticiformis) at the West Liberty University Crayfish Conservation Lab in West Liberty, West Virginia.

This species was collected at Little River, Trigg County, Kentucky.

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A depression crayfish (Cambarus rusticiformis) at the West Liberty University Crayfish Conservation Lab in West Liberty, West Virginia.

This species was collected at Little River, Trigg County, Kentucky.

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A depression crayfish (Cambarus rusticiformis) at the West Liberty University Crayfish Conservation Lab in West Liberty, West Virginia.

This species was collected at Little River, Trigg County, Kentucky.

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A Christmas tree crayfish (Procambarus pygmaeus) at the West Liberty University Crayfish Conservation Lab in West Liberty, West Virginia.

This species was collected at Sweet Water Creek, Clench County, Georgia.

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An acuminate crayfish, Cambarus acuminatus, at the West Liberty University Crayfish Conservation Lab in West Liberty, West Virginia.

This species was collected at Valley Creek, Chester County, Pennsylvania, just outside of Philadelphia.

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An acuminate crayfish, Cambarus acuminatus, at the West Liberty University Crayfish Conservation Lab in West Liberty, West Virginia.

This species was collected at Valley Creek, Chester County, Pennsylvania, just outside of Philadelphia.

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A chauga crayfish (Cambarus chaugaensis) at the West Liberty University Crayfish Conservation Lab in West Liberty, West Virginia.

This species was collected at Chauga River, Oconee County, South Carolina.

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An ambiguous crayfish (Cambarus striatus) at the West Liberty University Crayfish Conservation Lab in West Liberty, West Virginia.

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A moccasin crayfish (Cambarus longirostris) at the West Liberty University Crayfish Conservation Lab in West Liberty, West Virginia.
This species was collected at Copper Creek, Scott County, Virginia.
The unusual shape of this species’ claw (chela) functions to serve as a hydrofoil, keeping the animal securely pinned to the bottom of the stream when the chela is positioned in a certain way.

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A moccasin crayfish (Cambarus longirostris) at the West Liberty University Crayfish Conservation Lab in West Liberty, West Virginia.
This species was collected at Copper Creek, Scott County, Virginia.
The unusual shape of this species’ claw (chela) functions to serve as a hydrofoil, keeping the animal securely pinned to the bottom of the stream when the chela is positioned in a certain way.

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Two Keowee crayfish (Cambarus prinsi) at the West Liberty University Crayfish Conservation Lab in West Liberty, Virginia.

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A Keowee crayfish (Cambarus prinsi) at the West Liberty University Crayfish Conservation Lab in West Liberty, Virginia.

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An Appalachian brook crayfish (Cambarus bartonii) at the West Liberty University Crayfish Conservation Lab in West Liberty, Virginia.

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An Appalachian brook crayfish (Cambarus bartonii) at the West Liberty University Crayfish Conservation Lab in West Liberty, Virginia.

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Two Hiwassee headwater crayfish (Cambarus parrishi) at the West Liberty University Crayfish Conservation Lab in West Liberty, Virginia.

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Two Hiwassee headwater crayfish (Cambarus parrishi) at the West Liberty University Crayfish Conservation Lab in West Liberty, Virginia.

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Three Coosawattee crayfish (Cambarus coosawattae) at the West Liberty University Crayfish Conservation Lab in West Liberty, Virginia.

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A dictator scorpion (Pandinus dictator) at the West Liberty University Crayfish Conservation Lab in West Liberty, West Virginia.

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A mahogany dun (Isonychia bicolor) at the West Liberty University Crayfish Conservation Lab in West Liberty, West Virginia.

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A mahogany dun (Isonychia bicolor) at the West Liberty University Crayfish Conservation Lab in West Liberty, West Virginia.

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A red cracker butterfly (Hamadryas amphinome) at the Audubon Insectarium, part of the Audubon Nature Institute.

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A red cracker butterfly (Hamadryas amphinome) at the Audubon Insectarium, part of the Audubon Nature Institute.

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A Plectreurid spider (Plectreurys sp.) at the Audubon Insectarium, part of the Audubon Nature Institute.

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A Plectreurid spider (Plectreurys sp.) at the Audubon Insectarium, part of the Audubon Nature Institute.

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A cellar spider (Crossopriza lyoni) carrying its eggs, at the Audubon Insectarium, part of the Audubon Nature Institute.

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A chestnut cowrie (Neobernaya spadicea) at SeaWorld San Diego.

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A chestnut cowrie (Neobernaya spadicea) at SeaWorld San Diego.

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A gulf shrimp (Penaeus aztecus) at the Institute of Marine Mammal Studies (IMMS) at Gulfport, MS. This animal is part of their public education area.

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A goldenrod crab spider (Misumena vatia) photographed at Spring Creek Prairie Audubon Center near Denton, NE. This animal was originally collected from Bobcat Prairie near Denton, NE.

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A twelve spotted skimmer dragonfly (Libellula pulchella) photographed at Spring Creek Prairie Audubon Center near Denton, NE. This animal was originally collected from Bobcat Prairie near Denton, NE.

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A twelve spotted skimmer dragonfly (Libellula pulchella) photographed at Spring Creek Prairie Audubon Center near Denton, NE. This animal was originally collected from Bobcat Prairie near Denton, NE.

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A female widow skimmer dragonfly (Libellula luctuosa) photographed at Spring Creek Prairie Audubon Center near Denton, NE. This animal was originally collected from Bobcat Prairie near Denton, NE.

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