Specimen Information

Faxonius virilis
Faxonius virilis
(Virile Crayfish, Northern Crayfish)
Crustaceans-Crayfish
Native Transplant

Specimen ID283290
GroupCrustaceans-Crayfish
GenusFaxonius
Speciesvirilis
Common NameVirile Crayfish, Northern Crayfish
StateWV
CountyBerkeley
LocalityOpequon Creek at CR 4 crossing
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameConococheague-Opequon
HUC8 Number02070004
HUC10 NameOpequon Creek
HUC10 Number0207000409
HUC12 NameHoke Run-Opequon Creek
HUC12 Number020700040909
Map
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Collection Day9
Collection Month6
Collection Year2007
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased bait
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:24513
Author:Loughman, Z.
Date:2012
Title:Orconectes virilis and Orconectes rusticus collection in West Virginia.
CommentsPrimary collection number: 070609-02. "Shallow riffle with millfoil, elodea, and chladrophora beds. Chladrophora 10-12 m in length. Crayfish found under slabs in slower sections of riffles. Crayfish did not use boulders in high velocity H2O. Crayfish also did not use vegetation beds though Gamnerus was prevalent. H2O cool. Rhinichthys catarautaepresent in riffles along with Cathus."
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [12/7/2019].

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