Specimen Information

Faxonius virilis
Faxonius virilis
(Virile Crayfish)
Native Transplant

Specimen ID283316
Common NameVirile Crayfish
LocalityHughes Creek adjacent to CR 85, 0.3 miles NE of US 60 in Hugheston
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameUpper Kanawha
HUC8 Number05050006
HUC10 NameLoop Creek-Kanawha River
HUC10 Number0505000603
HUC12 NameHughes Creek-Kanawha River
HUC12 Number050500060306
Collection Day17
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: 100517-04. "Stream runs through residential area. Recently channelized. Rocks all imbedded. Not very many boulders or slabs to flip. Site homogenized. Crayfish collected from undercut banks and slack water situations."
Record TypeLiterature


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