Crayfish Dissection Lab Companion



You will be responsible for identifying the following items on a crayfish specimen:


You will be responsible for answering the following types of questions concerning the crayfish:


Crayfish Phylogeny:

Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Arthropoda
Class Malacostraca
Order Decapoda
Family Cambaridae
Genus Procambarus
Species  (also called the scientific name) Procambarus clarkii


Below are a few diagrams which will help you identify items on your crayfish during your lab experience: