Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID273126
GroupCrustaceans-Crayfish
GenusFaxonius
Speciesvirilis
Common NameVirile Crayfish, Northern Crayfish
StatePA
CountyYork
Localitypond and stream on the North branch of the Muddy Creek in Red Lion
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLower Susquehanna
HUC8 Number02050306
HUC10 NameMuddy Creek
HUC10 Number0205030613
HUC12 NameNorth Branch Muddy Creek
HUC12 Number020503061301
Map
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Collection Day27
Collection Month10
Collection Year2010
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayunknown
Statusestablished
CommentsPopulation has been in place for at least 2 years per the homeowner. Different age groups were evident. Extensive burrowing in clay silt banks of pond and stream. Homeowner has rock lining pond and stream banks.
Record TypePersonal communication
VerifierDr. David Lieb, Penn State University
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [12/9/2019].

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