Fieldwork was conducted during 2002-2003 on the rare, Arkansas endemic crayfish, Fallicambarus gilpini Hobbs and Robison. Collections at 87 localities revealed this crayfish at 8 sites, all located in southeastern Arkansas in Jefferson and Cleveland counties which significantly expands its known range. Fallicambarus gilpini was generally found inhabiting roadside ditches and areas of standing water where it was always taken from upslope areas away from the static water. A sex ratio of 1:1.3 males to females was determined for this species. Ovigerous females were collected from burrows on 20 March 2003. A conservation status of "threatened" is recommended for this crayfish species.
Robison, Henry W. and Wagner, Brian K.
"Status Survey of the Arkansas Endemic Crayfish, Fallicambarus gilpini Hobbs and Robinson,"
Journal of the Arkansas Academy of Science: Vol. 59
, Article 22.
Available at: http://scholarworks.uark.edu/jaas/vol59/iss1/22