Specimen Information

Faxonius virilis
Faxonius virilis
(Virile Crayfish)
Native Transplant

Specimen ID283310
Common NameVirile Crayfish
LocalityFive and Twentymile Creek at CR 30/1, 0.1 mile S of CR 30 in Fraziers Bottom
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLower Kanawha
HUC8 Number05050008
HUC10 NameHurricane Creek-Kanawha River
HUC10 Number0505000803
HUC12 NameFive and Twentymile Creek
HUC12 Number050500080307
Collection Day4
Collection Month6
Collection Year2010
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: 100604-06. "stream typical for region. Low gradient, with meandering. Siltation low. Orconectes virilis, O. s. sanbornii, and possible hybrids present in stream. Orconectes observed cruising in intersitial regions and leaf packs. Cambarus b. cavatus burrow present in bank."
Record TypeLiterature


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