Specimen Information

Faxonius rusticus
Faxonius rusticus
(Rusty Crayfish)
Native Transplant

Specimen ID155671
Common NameRusty Crayfish
LocalityFourpole Creek, Bridge on Woodville Drive, Huntington, 4.3 mi SE of Huntington
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameRaccoon-Symmes
HUC8 Number05090101
HUC10 NameSymmes Creek-Ohio River
HUC10 Number0509010110
HUC12 NameFourpole Creek
HUC12 Number050901011006
Collection Day12
Collection Month4
Collection Year1978
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased bait
Reference 1
Ref. Number:13208
Author:Jezerinac, R.F., G.W. Stocker, and D.C. Tarter.
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). O. rusticus was first recorded in West Virginia in 1978.
Record TypeLiterature
Number Collected5
Number of Females1
Number of Breeding Males4


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