Specimen Information

Faxonius rusticus
Faxonius rusticus
(Rusty Crayfish)
Crustaceans-Crayfish
Native Transplant

Specimen ID294279
GroupCrustaceans-Crayfish
GenusFaxonius
Speciesrusticus
Common NameRusty Crayfish
StateMD
CountyWashington
LocalityPotomac River, ~100m downstream of the confluence of Antietam Creek south of Sharpsburg
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameConococheague-Opequon
HUC8 Number02070004
HUC10 NameRocky Marsh Run-Potomac River
HUC10 Number0207000411
HUC12 NameHarpers Ferry-Potomac River
HUC12 Number020700041108
Map
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Collection Day9
Collection Month6
Collection Year2010
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased bait
Statusunknown
Reference 1
Ref. Number:25557
Author:Kilian, J.V., and P. Ciccotto
Date:2011
Title:First record of the invasive Orconectes rusticus (Rusty Crayfish) from the Potomac River, Maryland.
Journal:Southeastern Naturalist
Volume:10
Issue:3
Pages:553-556
Comments3 Form II males, 1 female
Record TypeLiterature
Disposalpreserved
Museum Cat NumberMaryland DNR, Annapolis
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected4
Size26-31 mm CL


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [12/10/2019].

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