Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID283309
GroupCrustaceans-Crayfish
GenusFaxonius
Speciesvirilis
Common NameVirile Crayfish, Northern Crayfish
StateWV
CountyMason
LocalityLower Ninemile Creek at CR 38 crossing
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLower Kanawha
HUC8 Number05050008
HUC10 NameSixteenmile Creek-Kanawha River
HUC10 Number0505000806
HUC12 NameTenmile Creek-Kanawha River
HUC12 Number050500080603
Map
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Collection Day4
Collection Month6
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: 100604-03. "stream heavily turbid and impacted by agriculture. Bedrock pools present with isolated boulder clusters. Low gradient with low flow condition. Orconectes virilis present en masse. Several large adults observed in the open in bedrock pool. Coloration paler than other locations. Cambarus b. cavatus taken from typical habitat."
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [2/23/2020].

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