The genus
In biology, a genus is a low-level taxonomic rank used in the biological classification of living and fossil organisms, which is an example of definition by genus and differentia...

 Palaemonetes includes a geographically diverse group of fresh
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 and brackish-water shrimp
Shrimp are swimming, decapod crustaceans classified in the infraorder Caridea, found widely around the world in both fresh and salt water. Adult shrimp are filter feeding benthic animals living close to the bottom. They can live in schools and can swim rapidly backwards. Shrimp are an important...

. It includes the following species:
  • Palaemonetes africanus Balss, 1916
  • Palaemonetes antennarius (H. Milne-Edwards, 1837)
  • Palaemonetes antrorum
    Palaemonetes antrorum
    Palaemonetes antrorum, also known as the Balcones cave shrimp and the Texas cave shrimp, is a species of palaemonid shrimp endemic to Texas...

    Benedict, 1896
  • Palaemonetes argentinus Nobili, 1901
  • Palaemonetes atrinubes Bray, 1976
  • Palaemonetes australis Dakin, 1915
  • Palaemonetes camranhi Nguyên, 1997
  • Palaemonetes carteri Gordon, 1935
  • Palaemonetes cummingi
    Palaemonetes cummingi
    Palaemonetes cummingi is a species of cave-dwelling shrimp in the family Palaemonidae, known as the Florida cave shrimp or Squirrel Chimney cave shrimp.-Description:Palaemonetes cummingi is typically long, and almost colorless...

    Chace, 1954
  • Palaemonetes hiltoni Schmitt, 1921
  • Palaemonetes hobbsi Strenth, 1994
  • Palaemonetes intermedius Holthuis, 1949
  • Palaemonetes ivonicus Holthuis, 1950
  • Palaemonetes kadiakensis Rathbun, 1902
  • Palaemonetes karukera Carvacho, 1979
  • Palaemonetes lindsayi Villalobos Figueroa & H. H. Hobbs Jr., 1974
  • Palaemonetes mercedae S. Pereira, 1986
  • Palaemonetes mesogenitor Sollaud, 1912
  • Palaemonetes mesopotamicus Pesta, 1913
  • Palaemonetes mexicanus Strenth, 1976
  • Palaemonetes octaviae Chace, 1972
  • Palaemonetes paludosus
    Palaemonetes paludosus
    Palaemonetes paludosus, the eastern grass shrimp, is a species of freshwater shrimp from the Eastern United States.-Description:Palaemonetes paludosus is up to long and largely transparent. By manipulating the pigment granules in its body, it can produce effective camouflage against its...

    (Gibbes, 1850)
  • Palaemonetes pugio Holthuis, 1949
  • Palaemonetes schmitti Holthuis, 1950
  • Palaemonetes sinensis (Sollaud, 1911)
  • Palaemonetes suttkusi Smalley, 1964
  • Palaemonetes texanus Strenth, 1976
  • Palaemonetes tonkinensis
  • Palaemonetes turcorum Holthuis, 1961
  • Palaemonetes varians (Leach, 1813)
  • Palaemonetes vulgaris
    Palaemonetes vulgaris
    Palaemonetes vulgaris, variously known as the common American prawn, common grass shrimp, marsh grass shrimp or marsh shrimp, is a common species of shrimp in the western Atlantic Ocean from Cape Cod Bay to the Gulf of Mexico. Adults grow to less than long, and are transparent except for some...

    (Say, 1818)
  • Palaemonetes zariquieyi Sollaud, 1938
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