Specimen Information

Faxonius virilis
Faxonius virilis
(Virile Crayfish)
Native Transplant

Specimen ID283242
Common NameVirile Crayfish
LocalityWarm Springs Run, 0.2mi East of US 522 railroad crosses roadway
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameConococheague-Opequon
HUC8 Number02070004
HUC10 NameLittle Tonoloway Creek-Potomac River
HUC10 Number0207000405
HUC12 NameWarm Spring Run
HUC12 Number020700040503
Collection Day6
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: 070606-02. "dry run at rail road yard crossing. 0.2 Mile E of 522. Stream distrubed but ample habitat present. Crayfish collected in slower water. Molting still occuring at this time. Large adults and Juveniles both present."
Record TypeLiterature


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2023]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [12/6/2023].

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