Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID283230
GroupCrustaceans-Crayfish
GenusFaxonius
Speciesvirilis
Common NameVirile Crayfish, Northern Crayfish
StateWV
CountyJefferson
LocalityElk Run at intersection of engle molers, engle switch rd. (CR29)
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameConococheague-Opequon
HUC8 Number02070004
HUC10 NameRocky Marsh Run-Potomac River
HUC10 Number0207000411
HUC12 NameElks Run
HUC12 Number020700041107
Map
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Collection Day5
Collection Month6
Collection Year2007
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased bait
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:24513
Author:Loughman, Z.
Date:2012
Title:Orconectes virilis and Orconectes rusticus collection in West Virginia.
CommentsPrimary collection number: 070605-01. "Site impacted by several variables, primarly coal fires and chemical inputs. O. virilis present in leaf packs and along creek margins in root wads. Mostly juveniles and a few adults. All crayfish fresh molts."
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [10/24/2020].

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