Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID283291
GroupCrustaceans-Crayfish
GenusFaxonius
Speciesvirilis
Common NameVirile Crayfish, Northern Crayfish
StateWV
CountyBerkeley
LocalityOpequon Creek at Grapevine Village
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameConococheague-Opequon
HUC8 Number02070004
HUC10 NameOpequon Creek
HUC10 Number0207000409
HUC12 NameTuscarora Creek
HUC12 Number020700040907
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: 070609-05. "Large run with natural turbidity. H2O all one meter in depth with moderate silt. Crayfish not in open like other situations. All collected from a boulder cluster 1.0 meters from stream margin. O. virilis and C. bartonii occur sympatrically again. Chlodophyla present but not with crayfish."
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [12/5/2019].

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