Specimen Information

Faxonius virilis
Faxonius virilis
(Virile Crayfish)
Native Transplant

Specimen ID283314
Common NameVirile Crayfish
LocalitySimmons Creek, parallel to CR 60/15, 1.1 miles NE of US 60 in Belle
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameUpper Kanawha
HUC8 Number05050006
HUC10 NameCampbells Creek-Kanawha River
HUC10 Number0505000604
HUC12 NameRush Creek-Kanawha River
HUC12 Number050500060405
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: 100514-09. "Steam completely manipulated; All traces removed. No riparian zone. Zero instream cover and channelized. Cambarus outnumbered O. virilis. Check ID in lab. C. sciotensis esque rostrum. Undercut banks and boulders produced majority of animals. Several excellent C.b.cavatus."
Record TypeLiterature


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