Specimen Information

Faxonius virilis
Faxonius virilis
(Virile Crayfish)
Native Transplant

Specimen ID283312
Common NameVirile Crayfish
LocalityIsland Creek adjacent to CR 1/2, 0.2 miles from junction with CR 8
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameCoal
HUC8 Number05050009
HUC10 NameCoal River
HUC10 Number0505000906
HUC12 NameSmith Creek-Coal River
HUC12 Number050500090607
Collection Day14
Collection Month5
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: 100514-05. "Abundant slabs and boulders in run. Forest canopy complete. Cambarus robustus taken from slabs in all habitats. Orconectes virilis also taken, but from slack water only. Stream good for possible revisit. Several excellent "Kanawha" C. robustus taken at site including large form I male..."
Record TypeLiterature


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