Specimen Information

Radix auricularia
Radix auricularia
(European ear snail)
Mollusks-Gastropods
Exotic

Specimen ID1256881
GroupMollusks-Gastropods
GenusRadix
Speciesauricularia
Common NameEuropean ear snail
StateIL
CountyCook
LocalityLincoln Park, ornamental heated pond in Chicago
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NamePike-Root
HUC8 Number04040002
HUC10 NameWaukegan River-Frontal Lake Michigan
HUC10 Number0404000205
HUC12 NameDiversey Harbor-Frontal Lake Michigan
HUC12 Number040400020502
Map
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Collection Year1901
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayunknown
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:28768
Author:Baker, F. C.
Date:1901
Title:Lymnaea auricularia in America.
Journal:Nautilus
Volume:15
Issue:5
Pages:59
Reference 2
Ref. Number:703
Author:Mills, E.L., J.H. Leach, J.T. Carlton, and C.L. Secor
Date:1993
Title:Exotic species in the Great Lakes: a history of biotic crises and anthropogenic introductions.
Journal:Journal of Great Lakes Research
Volume:19
Issue:1
Pages:1-54
Reference 3
Ref. Number:362
Author:Dundee, D.S.
Date:1974
Title:Catalog of introduced mollusks of eastern North America (north of Mexico).
Journal:Sterkiana
Volume:55
Pages:1-37
Record TypeLiterature
Earliest Recorddrainage
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [8/5/2020].

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