Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID155670
GroupCrustaceans-Crayfish
GenusFaxonius
Speciesvirilis
Common NameVirile Crayfish, Northern Crayfish
StateWV
CountySummers
LocalityBluestone Lake, 2.4 mi S of Hinton
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameMiddle New
HUC8 Number05050002
Map
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Collection Day28
Collection Month2
Collection Year1971
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
Reference 2
Ref. Number:24513
Author:Loughman, Z.
Date:2012
Title:Orconectes virilis and Orconectes rusticus collection in West Virginia.
CommentsPublication from Barbara Sargent (WV DNR).
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected16
Number of Females7
Specimen Impact3 Form I Males, 6 Form II Males Collected.


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