Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID283319
GroupCrustaceans-Crayfish
GenusFaxonius
Speciesvirilis
Common NameVirile Crayfish, Northern Crayfish
StateWV
CountyPutnam
LocalityScary Creek parallel to CR 44, 2.0 miles S of Hedrick Rd in Scary
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLower Kanawha
HUC8 Number05050008
HUC10 NameHurricane Creek-Kanawha River
HUC10 Number0505000803
HUC12 NameScary Creek-Kanawha River
HUC12 Number050500080304
Map
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Collection Day8
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: 100608-03.
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [2/22/2020].

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