Specimen Information

Faxonius virilis
Faxonius virilis
(Virile Crayfish)
Native Transplant

Specimen ID283271
Common NameVirile Crayfish
LocalitySleepy Creek headwaters, at Fish Hatchery Rd. Crossing (CR 30, 10)
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameConococheague-Opequon
HUC8 Number02070004
HUC10 NameSleepy Creek
HUC10 Number0207000402
HUC12 NameUpper Sleepy Creek
HUC12 Number020700040201
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: 070607-08. "Stream impacted by lack of canopy and possible chemical input from gardeners. Very low gradient! Crayfish collected from both riffles and leaf packs. C. bartonii collected from riffle habitats, O. virilis from leaf packs."
Record TypeLiterature


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2024]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [6/16/2024].

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