Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID283318
GroupCrustaceans-Crayfish
GenusFaxonius
Speciesvirilis
Common NameVirile Crayfish, Northern Crayfish
StateWV
CountyPutnam
LocalityHeizer Creek parallel to CR 27, 0.4 miles E of CR 34/5 in Heizer
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLower Kanawha
HUC8 Number05050008
HUC10 NameOutlet Pocatalico River
HUC10 Number0505000802
HUC12 NameHeizer Creek
HUC12 Number050500080204
Map
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Collection Day7
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: 100607-07. "Larger stream than previous sites in day. More water resulting in run-like conditions. Scrap concrete dominant habitat type. Large Form I Orconectes s. sanbornii with possible shoulder. O.virilis using cover; O.sanbornii in open. Cambarus robustus rarest species at site, only collected from deep pools."
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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