Specimen Information

Faxonius virilis
Faxonius virilis
(Virile Crayfish, Northern Crayfish)
Crustaceans-Crayfish
Native Transplant

Specimen ID155647
GroupCrustaceans-Crayfish
GenusFaxonius
Speciesvirilis
Common NameVirile Crayfish, Northern Crayfish
StateWV
CountyBerkeley
LocalityOpequon Creek, Co Rd 12, 1.2 mi NE of Co Rd 5 (1.6 mi SE of Hainesville)
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameConococheague-Opequon
HUC8 Number02070004
Map
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Collection Day9
Collection Month8
Collection Year1989
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased bait
Statuscollected
Reference 1
Ref. Number:13208
Author:Jezerinac, R.F., G.W. Stocker, and D.C. Tarter.
Date:1994
Title:The Crayfishes (Decapoda: Cambaridae) of West Virginia.
Publisher:Ohio Biological Survey, College of Biological Sciences, The Ohio State University.
Pages:193 p
CommentsPublication from Barbara Sargent (WV DNR).
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected11
Number of Females5
Specimen Impact1 Form I Male, 5 Form II Males.


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