Specimen Information

Cipangopaludina chinensis
Cipangopaludina chinensis
(Chinese mysterysnail)

Specimen ID154668
Common NameChinese mysterysnail
LocalityFort Belvoir, nonspecific waterbody
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameMiddle Potomac-Anacostia-Occoquan
HUC8 Number02070010
Collection Year1993
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
CommentsEmail from Chris Hobson (VA DCR-DNH). The snail was first reported by graduate students of Carl Ernst at George Mason University who were conducting an inventory of certain taxononmic groups at Fort Belvoir. Citation: Ernst, C. H., J. C. Wilgenbusch, M. Sommerfield, P. S. Miller, T. P. Boucher. 1994. An Inventory and Distributional Study of the Fish, Bats, and Aquatic Macroinvertebrates at Fort Belvoir, Fairfax County, Virginia; 1993-1994. Unpublished report submitted to U. S. Army, Fort Belvoir. May be a subspecies (C. c. malleata).
Record TypePersonal communication


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