Specimen Information

Faxonius virilis
Faxonius virilis
(Virile Crayfish)
Native Transplant

Specimen ID283231
Common NameVirile Crayfish
LocalityPotomac River just South of large bend at Bakerton
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameConococheague-Opequon
HUC8 Number02070004
HUC10 NameRocky Marsh Run-Potomac River
HUC10 Number0207000411
HUC12 NameHarpers Ferry-Potomac River
HUC12 Number020700041108
Collection Day5
Collection Month6
Collection Year2007
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased bait
Reference 1
Ref. Number:24513
Author:Loughman, Z.
Title:Orconectes virilis and Orconectes rusticus collection in West Virginia.
CommentsPrimary collection number: 070605-02. "Typical large river conditions. River section substrate silt along edge leading to cobble and gravel. Crayfish collected by jab sampling Justicea beds at stream, land interface. Crayfish are using water willow for refugia. Several large adult [illegible] found. 2 men working on retaining wall."
Record TypeLiterature


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