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Freshwater CrayfishCherax destructor

Common Yabby at Greenway, ACT

Cherax destructor at Greenway, ACT - 19 Feb 2017

Identification history

Freshwater Crayfish Cherax destructor 22 Feb 2017 Jek
Freshwater Crayfish Cherax destructor 21 Feb 2017 KimPullen
Freshwater Crayfish Euastacus armatus 21 Feb 2017 SteveC

Author's notes

Claws at the bottom of the waterfall by Target 17 in the gully

2 comments

KimPullen wrote:
   21 Feb 2017
These claws don't have the row of spines along the top edge that are typical of Euastacus armatus, so they're more likely to belong to defunct yabbies, which are a more common species locally, especially in small streams.
Jek wrote:
   22 Feb 2017
Yes, you are right, Kim.

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Nearby Sightings

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Macropus giganteus (Eastern Grey Kangaroo) at Greenway, ACT - 14 Jun 2017 Acanthiza reguloides (Buff-rumped Thornbill) at Greenway, ACT - 26 Feb 2017 Zosterops lateralis (Silvereye) at Greenway, ACT - 26 Feb 2017 Wahlenbergia capillaris (Tufted Bluebell) at Greenway, ACT - 26 Feb 2017 Lactuca serriola f. serriola (Prickly Lettuce) at Greenway, ACT - 26 Feb 2017 Alternanthera denticulata (Lesser Joyweed) at Greenway, ACT - 22 Feb 2017 Centaurium erythraea (Common Centaury) at Greenway, ACT - 22 Feb 2017 Cotoneaster rotundifolius (A Cotoneaster) at Greenway, ACT - 22 Feb 2017 Tragopogon dubius (Goatsbeard) at Greenway, ACT - 22 Feb 2017 Epilobium sp. (A Willow Herb) at Greenway, ACT - 22 Feb 2017 Rubus anglocandicans (Blackberry) at Greenway, ACT - 22 Feb 2017 Cheilanthes sieberi (Rock fern) at Greenway, ACT - 22 Feb 2017 Xerochrysum viscosum (Sticky everlasting) at Greenway, ACT - 22 Feb 2017 Trifolium arvense (Haresfoot Clover) at Greenway, ACT - 22 Feb 2017 Grevillea juniperina subsp. fortis (Grevillea) at Greenway, ACT - 22 Feb 2017 Chrysocephalum apiculatum (Common Everlasting) at Greenway, ACT - 22 Feb 2017 Acaena x ovina (Sheep's Burr) at Greenway, ACT - 22 Feb 2017 Rytidosperma sp. (Wallaby Grass) at Greenway, ACT - 22 Feb 2017 Sorghum leiocladum (Wild Sorghum) at Greenway, ACT - 22 Feb 2017 Chrysocephalum apiculatum (Common Everlasting) at Greenway, ACT - 22 Feb 2017 Xerochrysum viscosum (Sticky everlasting) at Greenway, ACT - 22 Feb 2017 Epilobium hirtigerum (Hairy Willowherb) at Greenway, ACT - 22 Feb 2017 Chelodina longicollis (Eastern Long-neck Turtle) at Greenway, ACT - 19 Feb 2017 Coracina novaehollandiae (Black-faced Cuckooshrike) at Greenway, ACT - 19 Feb 2017 Rhipidura leucophrys (Willie Wagtail) at Greenway, ACT - 19 Feb 2017 Bursaria spinosa (Native Blackthorn) at Greenway, ACT - 27 Jan 2017 Philemon corniculatus (Noisy Friarbird) at Greenway, ACT - 27 Nov 2016 Coracina novaehollandiae (Black-faced Cuckooshrike) at Greenway, ACT - 19 Nov 2016 Chrysocephalum apiculatum (Common Everlasting) at Greenway, ACT - 19 Nov 2016 Cryptandra amara (Bitter cryptandra) at Greenway, ACT - 25 Sep 2016 Grevillea lanigera (Woolly grevillea) at Greenway, ACT - 29 Aug 2016 Kunzea ericoides (Burgan) at Greenway, ACT - 21 Aug 2016 Bursaria spinosa (Native Blackthorn) at Greenway, ACT - 21 Aug 2016 Foeniculum vulgare (Fennel) at Greenway, ACT - 21 Aug 2016 Acacia dealbata (Silver Wattle) at Greenway, ACT - 21 Aug 2016 Wallabia bicolor (Swamp Wallaby) at Greenway, ACT - 10 Jul 2016 Vulpes vulpes (Red Fox) at Greenway, ACT - 10 Jul 2016 Petroica boodang (Scarlet Robin) at Greenway, ACT - 30 May 2016 Callistemon sieberi (River Bottlebrush) at Greenway, ACT - 30 May 2016 Grevillea juniperina (Grevillea) at Greenway, ACT - 30 May 2016
Macropus giganteus (Eastern Grey Kangaroo) at Greenway, ACT - 14 Jun 2017
Acanthiza reguloides (Buff-rumped Thornbill) at Greenway, ACT - 26 Feb 2017
Zosterops lateralis (Silvereye) at Greenway, ACT - 26 Feb 2017
Wahlenbergia capillaris (Tufted Bluebell) at Greenway, ACT - 26 Feb 2017
Lactuca serriola f. serriola (Prickly Lettuce) at Greenway, ACT - 26 Feb 2017
Alternanthera denticulata (Lesser Joyweed) at Greenway, ACT - 22 Feb 2017
Centaurium erythraea (Common Centaury) at Greenway, ACT - 22 Feb 2017
Cotoneaster rotundifolius (A Cotoneaster) at Greenway, ACT - 22 Feb 2017
Tragopogon dubius (Goatsbeard) at Greenway, ACT - 22 Feb 2017
Epilobium sp. (A Willow Herb) at Greenway, ACT - 22 Feb 2017
Rubus anglocandicans (Blackberry) at Greenway, ACT - 22 Feb 2017
Cheilanthes sieberi (Rock fern) at Greenway, ACT - 22 Feb 2017
Xerochrysum viscosum (Sticky everlasting) at Greenway, ACT - 22 Feb 2017
Trifolium arvense (Haresfoot Clover) at Greenway, ACT - 22 Feb 2017
Grevillea juniperina subsp. fortis (Grevillea) at Greenway, ACT - 22 Feb 2017
Chrysocephalum apiculatum (Common Everlasting) at Greenway, ACT - 22 Feb 2017
Acaena x ovina (Sheep's Burr) at Greenway, ACT - 22 Feb 2017
Rytidosperma sp. (Wallaby Grass) at Greenway, ACT - 22 Feb 2017
Sorghum leiocladum (Wild Sorghum) at Greenway, ACT - 22 Feb 2017
Chrysocephalum apiculatum (Common Everlasting) at Greenway, ACT - 22 Feb 2017
Xerochrysum viscosum (Sticky everlasting) at Greenway, ACT - 22 Feb 2017
Epilobium hirtigerum (Hairy Willowherb) at Greenway, ACT - 22 Feb 2017
Chelodina longicollis (Eastern Long-neck Turtle) at Greenway, ACT - 19 Feb 2017
Coracina novaehollandiae (Black-faced Cuckooshrike) at Greenway, ACT - 19 Feb 2017
Rhipidura leucophrys (Willie Wagtail) at Greenway, ACT - 19 Feb 2017
Bursaria spinosa (Native Blackthorn) at Greenway, ACT - 27 Jan 2017
Philemon corniculatus (Noisy Friarbird) at Greenway, ACT - 27 Nov 2016
Coracina novaehollandiae (Black-faced Cuckooshrike) at Greenway, ACT - 19 Nov 2016
Chrysocephalum apiculatum (Common Everlasting) at Greenway, ACT - 19 Nov 2016
Cryptandra amara (Bitter cryptandra) at Greenway, ACT - 25 Sep 2016
Grevillea lanigera (Woolly grevillea) at Greenway, ACT - 29 Aug 2016
Kunzea ericoides (Burgan) at Greenway, ACT - 21 Aug 2016
Bursaria spinosa (Native Blackthorn) at Greenway, ACT - 21 Aug 2016
Foeniculum vulgare (Fennel) at Greenway, ACT - 21 Aug 2016
Acacia dealbata (Silver Wattle) at Greenway, ACT - 21 Aug 2016
Wallabia bicolor (Swamp Wallaby) at Greenway, ACT - 10 Jul 2016
Vulpes vulpes (Red Fox) at Greenway, ACT - 10 Jul 2016
Petroica boodang (Scarlet Robin) at Greenway, ACT - 30 May 2016
Callistemon sieberi (River Bottlebrush) at Greenway, ACT - 30 May 2016
Grevillea juniperina (Grevillea) at Greenway, ACT - 30 May 2016

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Location

Location information

  • Coordinates 149.057000-35.417000
  • Altitude 560.0m
  • Places Greenway, ACT

Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 1 Abundance
  • 19 Feb 2017 6:56 PM Recorded on
  • SteveC Recorded by
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