The Fitzroy Falls Spiny Crayfish is endemic to NSW, Australia. The species has a very limited geographic range, and is found only in Wildes Meadow Creek on the NSW Southern highlands.
The population is restricted to a small part of the waterway upstream from Fitzroy Falls. The extant distribution of this single crayfish population is restricted to approximately 12 km of waterway, of which less than 1 km is high quality habitat protected within the Morton National Park. The species has only been recorded from five sites, four above and one below the Fitzroy Falls Reservoir.
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