Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID5027
GroupCrustaceans-Crayfish
GenusFaxonius
Speciesvirilis
Common NameVirile Crayfish, Northern Crayfish
StateNC
CountyGaston
LocalityLong Creek at SR 1405/1445, ca. 3.4 air km NNE of Bessemer City
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameSouth Fork Catawba
HUC8 Number03050102
HUC10 NameLower South Fork Catawba River
HUC10 Number0305010206
HUC12 NameUpper Long Creek
HUC12 Number030501020602
Map
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Collection Day3
Collection Month4
Collection Year1991
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
Commentsmale specimen
Record TypeSpecimen
Museum Cat NumberNCSM C-2960
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Year Classadult


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [9/21/2019].

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