Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID283306
GroupCrustaceans-Crayfish
GenusFaxonius
Speciesvirilis
Common NameVirile Crayfish, Northern Crayfish
StateWV
CountyWebster
LocalityBig Ditch Lake (Long Glade Ditch) on HWY 82 in Big Ditch Wildlife Management Area
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameGauley
HUC8 Number05050005
HUC10 NameHeadwaters Gauley River
HUC10 Number0505000503
HUC12 NameBig Laurel Creek-Gauley River
HUC12 Number050500050303
Map
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Collection Day27
Collection Month6
Collection Year2009
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: 090627-09.
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [4/8/2020].

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