Specimen Information

Faxonius virilis
Faxonius virilis
(Virile Crayfish)
Native Transplant

Specimen ID283289
Common NameVirile Crayfish
LocalityGoose Creek at CR 42, 2 crossing (Strobridge Rd)
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameConococheague-Opequon
HUC8 Number02070004
HUC10 NameOpequon Creek
HUC10 Number0207000409
HUC12 NameTuscarora Creek
HUC12 Number020700040907
Collection Day9
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: 070609-01. "Stream turbid with abundant macro and microhabitat. O. virilis collected from heads of riffles and leaf packs several indivuduals collected by dragging seine through pool with ample detritus. C. bartonii collected from riffles under substrate items. C. bartonii and O. virilis occurred sympatrically under a"
Record TypeLiterature


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2024]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [7/13/2024].

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