Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID153950
GroupCrustaceans-Crayfish
GenusFaxonius
Speciesrusticus
Common NameRusty Crayfish
StatePA
CountyDauphin
LocalitySusquehanna River, at Fall Line to Hill Island
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLower Susquehanna-Swatara
HUC8 Number02050305
HUC10 NameSusquehanna River
HUC10 Number0205030510
HUC12 NameLaurel Run-Susquehanna River
HUC12 Number020503051011
Map
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Collection Day28
Collection Month3
Collection Year1976
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased bait
Statuscollected
Reference 1
Ref. Number:18885
Author:Walker, Janice.
Date:2002
Title:Invertebrate database from the Smithsonian Institute.
Pages:87 of 26,700 rows entered as nonindigenous
Reference 2
Ref. Number:30176
Author:Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission
Date:2011
Title:Susquehanna River management plan
Publisher:Pennsylvania Bureau of Fisheries
Pages:239
CommentsAll Male
Record TypeSpecimen
Disposalpreserved in ethanol
Museum Cat NumberUSNM 147679
VerifierJoseph F. Fitzpatrick, Jr.
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected6


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [12/8/2019].

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