Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID4391
GroupCrustaceans-Crayfish
GenusFaxonius
Speciesvirilis
Common NameVirile Crayfish, Northern Crayfish
StateCA
CountyModoc-Shasta
LocalityPit River from Britton Reservoir to Pit River Falls
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameLower Pit
HUC8 Number18020003
Map
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Collection Year1980
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased bait
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:1852
Author:Light, T., D.C. Erman, C. Myrick, and J. Clarke
Date:1995
Title:Decline of the Shasta crayfish (Pacifastacus fortis Faxon) of northeastern California.
Journal:Conservation Biology
Volume:9
Issue:6
Pages:1567-1577
CommentsFirst reported in early 1960s
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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