Specimen Information

Faxonius virilis
Faxonius virilis
(Virile Crayfish)
Native Transplant

Specimen ID283318
Common NameVirile Crayfish
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
Collection Day7
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: 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


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