Specimen Information

Faxonius virilis
Faxonius virilis
(Virile Crayfish)
Native Transplant

Specimen ID283301
Common NameVirile Crayfish
LocalityBullskin Run at Avon Bend (end of Macbeth Dr)
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameShenandoah
HUC8 Number02070007
HUC10 NameBullskin Run-Shenandoah River
HUC10 Number0207000703
HUC12 NameFurnace Run-Shenandoah River
HUC12 Number020700070303
Collection Day10
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: 070610-04. "Sampled both run and river. River very embedded though shallow. O. obscurus occurs sympatrically with O. virilis here, even using some cover objects. Under large rock and extremel large O virilis and O obscurus were both utilized. Pictures taken of large virilis."
Record TypeLiterature


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