Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID283307
GroupCrustaceans-Crayfish
GenusFaxonius
Speciesvirilis
Common NameVirile Crayfish, Northern Crayfish
StateWV
CountyKanawha
LocalityLittle Sandy Creek adjacent to CR 54, 1.21 miles West of Elkview
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameElk
HUC8 Number05050007
HUC10 NameLower Elk River
HUC10 Number0505000709
HUC12 NameLittle Sandy Creek
HUC12 Number050500070907
Map
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Collection Day7
Collection Month7
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: 090707-07. "Stream composed of sand substrate with isolated boulder clusters. Stream margins relatively pristine. Cambarus robustus collected from isolated boulders."
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [3/30/2020].

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