Specimen Information

Faxonius virilis
Faxonius virilis
(Virile Crayfish)
Native Transplant

Specimen ID283240
Common NameVirile Crayfish
LocalityPotomac River at SR 11 crossing
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameConococheague-Opequon
HUC8 Number02070004
HUC10 NameSleepy Creek
HUC10 Number0207000402
HUC12 NameLower Sleepy Creek
HUC12 Number020700040205
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: 070605-10. "Potomac river at route 11 bridge crossing. Silt and mud substrate; not the best conditions for sampling. this and previous site harbour add orconcectid. Possibly = 1 . 0 obsucurus, 2. 0. limosus, 3. 0. virilis and above integrade."
Record TypeLiterature


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2023]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [12/3/2023].

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