Faxonius rusticus
Faxonius rusticus
(Rusty Crayfish)
Crustaceans-Crayfish
Native Transplant

Impact ID1858
Impact TypeCompetition
Study TypeAnecdotal
Study LocationField
Impact DescriptionSince the introduciton of F. rusticus out of its native range results in a reduction and sometimes extirpation of native crayfish that the endagered queensnake (Regina septemvittata) relies on for food, the snake may be affected by the invasion of F. rusticus if the species contnues to spread into its range.
Reference30926
Great Lakes RegionNo
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