Table 1. States with nonindigenous occurrences, the earliest and latest observations in each state, and the tally and names of HUCs with observations†. Names and dates are hyperlinked to their relevant specimen records. The list of references for all nonindigenous occurrences of Sinanodonta woodiana are found here.
Table last updated 12/2/2023
† Populations may not be currently present.
References: (click for full references)
Beran, L. 2008. Expansion of Sinandonta woodiana
(Lea, 1834) (Bivalvia: Unionidae) in the Czech Republic. Aquatic Invasions 3(1): 91-94.
Cappelletti, C., S. Cianfanelli, M. E. Beltrami, and F. Ciutti. 2009. Sinanodonta woodiana
(Lea, 1834) (Bivalvia: Unionidae): a new non-indigenous species in Lake Garda (Italy). Aquatic Invasions 4(4): 685-688.
Kraszewski, A. and B. Zdanowski. 2007. Sinanodonta woodiana
(Lea, 1834) (Mollusca) - a new mussel species in Poland: occurence and habitat preferences in a heated lake system. Polish Journal of Ecology 55(2): 337-356.
Paunovic, M., B. Csanyi, V. Simic, B. Stojanovic, and P. Cakic. 2006. Distribution of Anodonta (Sinanondonta) woodiana
(Lea, 1834) in inland waters of Serbia. Aquatic Invasions 1(3): 154-160.
Popa, O. P., B. S. Kelemen, D. Murariu, and L. O. Popa. 2007. New records of Sinanodonta woodiana
(Lea, 1834) (Mollusca: Bivalvia: Unionidae) from eastern Romania. Aquatic Invasions 2(3): 265-267.
Popa, O. and L. O. Popa. 2006. Sinanodonta woodiana
(Lea, 1834), Corbicula fluminea
(O. F. Muller, 1774), Dreissena bugensis
(Andrusov, 1897) (Mollusca: Bivalvia): alien invasive species in Romanian fauna. Travaux du Museum National d'Histoire Naturalle 49: 7-12.
Pou-Rovira, Q., R. Araujo, D. Boix, M. Clavero, C. Feo., M. Ordeix, and L. Zamora. 2009. Presence of the alien Chinese pond mussel Anodonta woodiana
(Lea, 1834) (Bivalvia, Unionidae) in the Iberian Peninsula. Graellsia 65(1): 67-70.
Watters, G. T. 1997. A synthesis and review of the expanding range of the Asian freshwater mussel Anodonta woodiana
(Bivalvia: Unionidae). Veliger 40: 152-156.
Welter Schultes, F. 2010. Species summary for Sinanodonta woodiana
. AnimalBase http://www.animalbase.uni-goettingen.de/zooweb/servlet/AnimalBase/home/species?id=2919
Last accessed 9/28/2010.
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