Specimen Information

Faxonius rusticus
Faxonius rusticus
(Rusty Crayfish)
Native Transplant

Specimen ID1685041
Common NameRusty Crayfish
LocalityRum River, Anoka County
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameRum
HUC8 Number07010207
HUC10 NameLower Rum River
HUC10 Number0701020707
HUC12 NameRum River
HUC12 Number070102070707
Collection Day20
Collection Month7
Collection Year2017
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayunknown
Reference 1
Ref. Number:24369
Author:Center for Invasive Species and Ecosystem Health.
Title:EDDMapS: Early detection and distribution mapping system
Publisher:The University of Georgia
CommentsSpecimen was collected by students at Anoka High School on July 20, 2017 during a invertebrate biomonitoring project. Animal possessed rusty crayfish characteristics such as black banding on pinchers and black spots on abdominal carapace, although the collected specimen is muted in color. For positive identification, the specimen will be shipped to the MnDNR invertebrate biologist.
Record TypeLiterature


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