Specimen Information

Bithynia tentaculata
Bithynia tentaculata
(mud bithynia, faucet snail)
Mollusks-Gastropods
Exotic

Specimen ID1321736
GroupMollusks-Gastropods
GenusBithynia
Speciestentaculata
Common Namemud bithynia, faucet snail
StateMN
CountyKanabec
LocalityKnife Lake, at the southern public water access off of Highway 19
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameSnake
HUC8 Number07030004
HUC10 NameKnife River
HUC10 Number0703000402
HUC12 NameKnife River
HUC12 Number070300040204
Map
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Collection Day23
Collection Month5
Collection Year2016
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker on small watercraft
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:28898
Author:Pennington, K.
Date:2018
Title:Infested waters list update
Publisher:Minnesota Department of Natural Resources
Reference 2
Ref. Number:24369
Author:Center for Invasive Species and Ecosystem Health.
Date:2019
Title:EDDMapS: Early detection and distribution mapping system
Publisher:The University of Georgia
CommentsDNR Invasive Species Specialist, Chris Jurek, and Technician, Ty Riihiluoma, visited the lake on June 6, 2016 and found faucet snails present at other sites, including one on the north side of the lake. Individuals were observed on dock pillars, sticks, rocks, and aquatic vegetation. EDDMapS report
Record TypeLiterature
Earliest Recorddrainage
VerifierGary Montz
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [11/15/2019].

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