Specimen Information

Viviparus georgianus
Viviparus georgianus
(banded mysterysnail)
Mollusks-Gastropods
Native Transplant

Specimen ID1633783
GroupMollusks-Gastropods
GenusViviparus
Speciesgeorgianus
Common Namebanded mysterysnail
StateMA
CountyBerkshire
LocalityYokum Pond, shoreline at south end
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameWestfield
HUC8 Number01080206
HUC10 NameWest Branch Westfield River
HUC10 Number0108020602
HUC12 NameUpper West Branch Westfield River
HUC12 Number010802060201
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NAS ARM

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Collection Day20
Collection Month7
Collection Year2019
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaydispersed | released aquarium | hitch hiker on aquatic plants
Statusunknown
CommentsMassive die off. Several thousand dead snails washed up on beach and shoreline over a five day period of time. Ranged from very small juveniles to mature adults. Animal was in shell in almost all.
Record TypeNAS sighting report
VerifierWesley Daniel (USGS)
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected2000
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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [9/22/2020].

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