Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID1633871
GroupCrustaceans-Crayfish
GenusFaxonius
Speciesvirilis
Common NameVirile Crayfish, Northern Crayfish
StateID
CountyKootenai
LocalityHayden Lake, Honeysuckle Beach, In over 3 m of water near the docks.
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameUpper Spokane
HUC8 Number17010305
HUC10 NameHayden Lake
HUC10 Number1701030501
HUC12 NameYellowbanks Creek-Hayden Lake
HUC12 Number170103050102
Map
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Collection Day7
Collection Month6
Collection Year2019
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaydispersed | released bait
Statusestablished
CommentsThis live crayfish specimen was found in a plant sample taken from the lake bed with an aquatic weed rake during staff training. Invasion status is unknown. Collection credit goes to Meghan O'Hara (pictured). Species was verified by Dr. Eric Larson via photographs.
Record TypeNAS sighting report
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [8/4/2021].

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