Specimen Information

Rapana venosa
Rapana venosa
(veined rapa whelk)
Mollusks-Gastropods
Exotic

Specimen ID154707
GroupMollusks-Gastropods
GenusRapana
Speciesvenosa
Common Nameveined rapa whelk
StateVA
CountyMiddlesex
LocalityMouth of the Rappahannock River @ Butler's Hole, an oyster reef downstream of the US Route 3 bridge on the north side of the river
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameLower Rappahannock
HUC8 Number02080104
Map
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Collection Month10
Collection Year1998
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayshipping
Statusestablished
CommentsThis individual is the only specimen collected north of the York River, to date (Study done in 1998).
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [11/28/2020].

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