Maximum-likelihood phylogram showing relationships among Orconectes sheltae (in green) and other cave (in blue) and surface (in black) cambarid crayfishes inferred from the mitochondrial 16S ribosomal RNA locus. Bootstrap support >80% is shown to the left of the corresponding node.

 
 
  Part of: Dooley KE, Niemiller KDK, Sturm N, Niemiller ML (2022) ´╗┐Rediscovery and phylogenetic analysis of the Shelta Cave Crayfish (Orconectes sheltae Cooper & Cooper, 1997), a decapod (Decapoda, Cambaridae) endemic to Shelta Cave in northern Alabama, USA. Subterranean Biology 43: 11-31. https://doi.org/10.3897/subtbiol.43.79993