Specimen Information

Faxonius virilis
Faxonius virilis
(Virile Crayfish)
Native Transplant

Specimen ID283232
Common NameVirile Crayfish
LocalityRattlesnake Run at Rattlesnake Run Rd crossing
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameConococheague-Opequon
HUC8 Number02070004
HUC10 NameRocky Marsh Run-Potomac River
HUC10 Number0207000411
HUC12 NameRattlesnake Run-Potomac River
HUC12 Number020700041106
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: 070605-03. "Site manipulated to run through farm and yard. Heavy load of aquatic veg; very low gradient. Orconectes virilis primary collected from stream sections with low gradient and aquatic veg. C.bartonii collected from riffle habitat amongst boulder clusters."
Record TypeLiterature


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