Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID5024
GroupCrustaceans-Crayfish
GenusFaxonius
Speciesvirilis
Common NameVirile Crayfish, Northern Crayfish
StateNC
CountyBurke
LocalityLinville River at NC 126 near jct SR 1239, ca. 3.0 air km NNE of center Longtown and ca. 0.9 air km NW of northern arm Lake James
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameUpper Catawba
HUC8 Number03050101
HUC10 NameLinville River-Lake James
HUC10 Number0305010103
HUC12 NameLower Linville River
HUC12 Number030501010302
Map
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Collection Day15
Collection Month7
Collection Year1993
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased bait
Statuscollected
Reference 1
Ref. Number:9390
Author:Cooper, J.E., A.L. Braswell, and C. McGrath
Date:1998
Title:Noteworthy distributional records for crayfishes (Decapoda: Cambaridae) in North Carolina.
Journal:The Journal of the Elisha Mitchell Scientific Society
Volume:114
Issue:1
Pages:1-10
Reference 2
Ref. Number:16109
Author:Cooper, J.E., and S.A. Armstrong
Date:2007
Title:Locality records and other data for invasive crayfishes (Decapoda: Cambaridae) in North Carolina.
Journal:Journal of the North Carolina Academy of Science
Volume:123
Issue:1
Pages:1-13
Commentsone female, 4 juv males
Record TypeSpecimen
Museum Cat NumberNCSM C-3614 and C-36
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected5
Year Classadu/juv


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [9/18/2019].

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