Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID1633900
GroupCrustaceans-Crayfish
GenusFaxonius
Speciesvirilis
Common NameVirile Crayfish, Northern Crayfish
StateID
CountyBonner
LocalityPend Oreille River, Oldtown, Idaho - Albeni Cove swim area above the Albeni Falls Dam
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NamePend Oreille Lake
HUC8 Number17010214
HUC10 NameHoodo Creek-Pend Oreille River
HUC10 Number1701021404
HUC12 NameAlbeni Falls Dam-Pend Oreille River
HUC12 Number170102140405
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Collection Day24
Collection Month10
Collection Year2019
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaydispersed | released bait
Statusunknown
CommentsOnly one chela was found during autumn shoreline walks by Meghan O'Hara and Shawna Kennaly. Two native Pacifastacus leniusculus chelae were also observed during the same sampling effort. More data are warranted to determine F. virilis invasion status.
Record TypeNAS sighting report
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [9/28/2021].

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