Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID283308
GroupCrustaceans-Crayfish
GenusFaxonius
Speciesvirilis
Common NameVirile Crayfish, Northern Crayfish
StateWV
CountyLogan
LocalityBeech Creek adjacent to CR 199/22, approximately 1.5 miles SW of Sharples
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameCoal
HUC8 Number05050009
HUC10 NameSpruce Fork
HUC10 Number0505000903
HUC12 NameHeadwaters Spruce Fork
HUC12 Number050500090302
Map
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Collection Day12
Collection Month5
Collection Year2010
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: 100512-06. "Stream channelized with poor riffel, run/pool development. Invasive plants dominant flora. No slabs though boulders plentiful at site. Mine impacts present. Orconectes virilis and Cambarus robustus taken at site. All crayfish collected mid channel under small boulders. No native orconectes collect at site."
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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

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