Specimen Information

Pisidium moitessierianum
Pisidium moitessierianum
(pygmy peaclam)
Mollusks-Bivalves
Exotic

Specimen ID164931
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusPisidium
Speciesmoitessierianum
Common Namepygmy peaclam
LocalitySt. Clair River to Lake Erie drainage
Collection Year1895
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayunknown
Statusunknown
Reference 1
Ref. Number:13623
Author:Grigorovich, I.A., A.V. Korniushin, D.K. Gray, I.C. Duggan, R.I. Colautti, and H.J. MacIsaac
Date:2003
Title:Lake Superior: an invasion coldspot?.
Journal:Hydrobiologia
Volume:499
Issue:1-3
Pages:191-210
Reference 2
Ref. Number:14975
Author:Korniushin, A.V., I.A. Grigorovich, and G.L. Mackie
Date:2001
Title:Taxonomic revision of the Pisidium punctatum Sterki, 1895 (Bivalvia, Sphaeriidae).
Journal:Malacologia
Volume:43
Issue:1-2
Pages:337-347
CommentsPossible ballast water introduction via the Erie Canal.
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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