Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID283239
GroupCrustaceans-Crayfish
GenusFaxonius
Speciesvirilis
Common NameVirile Crayfish, Northern Crayfish
StateWV
CountyBerkeley
LocalityPotomac River at RV Park along State Route 11
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameConococheague-Opequon
HUC8 Number02070004
HUC10 NameBack Creek
HUC10 Number0207000404
HUC12 NameTilhance Creek
HUC12 Number020700040408
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: 070605-09. "potomac river at falling water rv park. Confluence of river with 2nd order stream. Multitude of habitats present. Moderate impacts present. Cambarus (c.) bartonii collected under large slabes and junction of stream. O. virilis also present in this site, moving in from river proper. Good site for future sampling efforts."
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [2/21/2020].

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