Specimen Information

Faxonius virilis
Faxonius virilis
(Virile Crayfish)
Native Transplant

Specimen ID283261
Common NameVirile Crayfish
LocalityMill Creek, US Rt. 11 crossing stream in Inwood, Bunker Hill
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameConococheague-Opequon
HUC8 Number02070004
HUC10 NameOpequon Creek
HUC10 Number0207000409
HUC12 NameTuscarora Creek
HUC12 Number020700040907
Collection Day7
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: 070607-01. "Large bedrock glide terminating into classic boulder 4-5th order stream. Multitude of available microhabitats. O. Virilis utilized deep pools, many individuals were observed outside of cover cruising amongst boulders or stream substrate. O. virilis also collected from riffles with all demographics observed. Mill Creek becomes Opequon Creek appx. 0.8mi E of Bunker."
Record TypeLiterature


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