Cipangopaludina japonica
Cipangopaludina japonica
(Japanese mysterysnail)
Mollusks-Gastropods
Exotic

Impact ID8210
Impact TypeDisease/Parasites/Toxicity
Study TypeObservational
Study LocationField
Impact DescriptionIn Spot Pond, Massachusetts, the Japanese mystery snail (Cipangopaludina japonica) was discovered to be a regular host to the common native parasite Aspidogaster conchicola, marking the first record for a gastropod host of this species in North America.
Reference16667
Great Lakes RegionYes
Cost 
LocationSpot Pond, Massachusetts, USA

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