Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID1658363
GroupCrustaceans-Crayfish
GenusFaxonius
Speciesvirilis
Common NameVirile Crayfish, Northern Crayfish
StateNV
CountyLyon
LocalityNorth Canal, Town of Fernley
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameGranite Springs Valley
HUC8 Number16050104
HUC10 NameSheepherder Canyon
HUC10 Number1605010401
HUC12 NameTown of Fernley
HUC12 Number160501040102
Map
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Collection Day19
Collection Month7
Collection Year2017
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium | released bait
Statusunknown
CommentsCrayfish traversing the cement watergate upstream to calmer waters.
Record TypeNAS sighting report
VerifierWesley Daniel (USGS)
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2022]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [8/14/2022].

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