Cherax cid

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Taxonavigation: Parastacoidea 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Cladus: Unikonta
Cladus: Opisthokonta
Cladus: Holozoa
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Protostomia
Cladus: Ecdysozoa
Cladus: Panarthropoda
Phylum: Arthropoda
Cladus: Pancrustacea
Superclassis: Multicrustacea
Classis: Malacostraca
Subclassis: Eumalacostraca
Superordo: Eucarida
Ordo: Decapoda
Subordo: Pleocyemata
Infraordo: Astacidea
Superfamilia: Parastacoidea

Familia: Parastacidae
Genus: Cherax
Species: Cherax cid


  • Cherax cid Dawkins & Furse in Coughran, Dawkins, Hobson & Furse, 2012: 51
Holotype: QM-W 29130, ♂.
Type locality: Small unnamed stream flowing into Cid Harbour, Whitsunday Islands National Park, western side of Whitsunday Island, Queensland; 20°15’31”S 148°57’04”e; elevation ~48 m a.s.l.; Rod Hobson; 21st October 2010.
Etymology: Named after Cid Harbour, where the collecting party moored their vessel in order to access the small creek where the type specimens were discovered.


  • Coughran, Jason, Kathryn L. Dawkins, Rod Hobson & James M. Furse, 2012: Two new freshwater crayfishes (Decapoda: Parastacidae) from Whitsunday Island, The Coral Sea, Australia. Crustacean research, Special Number 7: 45–57.