Specimen Information

Faxonius virilis
Faxonius virilis
(Virile Crayfish)
Native Transplant

Specimen ID283284
Common NameVirile Crayfish
LocalityTilhance Creek at CR 44 just West of HWY 9
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameConococheague-Opequon
HUC8 Number02070004
HUC10 NameBack Creek
HUC10 Number0207000404
HUC12 NameTilhance Creek
HUC12 Number020700040408
Collection Day8
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: 070608-04. "Low gradient series of runs and pools. H2O slight turbidity with abundant periphyton and leaf packs. O. virilis out in open using crevices amoung rocks. Large adults are cohort that displays this behavior most frequently. Large # of neonates collected by dragging seine along bedrock. (medium) sized individuals appear to use rock cover most frequently for"
Record TypeLiterature


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2024]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [6/19/2024].

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