Specimen Information

Cipangopaludina chinensis
Cipangopaludina chinensis
(Chinese mysterysnail)
Mollusks-Gastropods
Exotic

Specimen ID164468
GroupMollusks-Gastropods
GenusCipangopaludina
Specieschinensis
Common NameChinese mysterysnail
StateIA
CountyMahaska
LocalityLake Keomah in Lake Keomah State Park [~4 mi E of Oskaloosa, IA]
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameSouth Skunk
HUC8 Number07080105
HUC10 NameBuckley Creek-South Skunk River
HUC10 Number0708010512
HUC12 NameSnyder Creek-South Skunk River
HUC12 Number070801051204
Map
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Collection Day10
Collection Month6
Collection Year2005
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusunknown
CommentsThousands of dead, floating shells only. No live specimens observed. Several had operculum still intact. May be a subspecies (C. c. malleata).
Record TypeNAS sighting report
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2024]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [2/25/2024].

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