Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID154722
GroupCrustaceans-Crayfish
GenusFaxonius
Speciesrusticus
Common NameRusty Crayfish
StateNC
CountyRutherford
LocalityBroad River, Hwy 64/74A, ~1.5 mi W of Rock Springs Road bridge and ~ 3 mi E of Lake Lure dam
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameUpper Broad
HUC8 Number03050105
HUC10 NameHeadwaters Broad River
HUC10 Number0305010503
HUC12 NameKnob Creek-Broad River
HUC12 Number030501050308
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Collection Day7
Collection Month7
Collection Year2002
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased bait
Statuscollected
Reference 1
Ref. Number:16109
Author:Cooper, J.E., and S.A. Armstrong
Date:2007
Title:Locality records and other data for invasive crayfishes (Decapoda: Cambaridae) in North Carolina.
Journal:Journal of the North Carolina Academy of Science
Volume:123
Issue:1
Pages:1-13
Reference 2
Ref. Number:13155
Author:Richerson, Myriah.
Date:2002
Title:Nonindigenous Species Data Base Voluntary Reporting Form: Orconectes rusticus.
CommentsTotal Carapace Length= 40 mm; Body Length=75 mm; Postorbital Carapace Length=28 mm
Record TypeSpecimen
DisposalNorth Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences
Museum Cat NumberNCSM 23751
VerifierJohn Cooper
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Number Preserved1
Number of Breeding Males1
Specimen ImpactForm-1 male
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