Specimen Information

Cipangopaludina japonica
Cipangopaludina japonica
(Japanese mysterysnail)
Mollusks-Gastropods
Exotic

Specimen ID1651629
GroupMollusks-Gastropods
GenusCipangopaludina
Speciesjaponica
Common NameJapanese mysterysnail
StateVA
CountyPulaski
LocalityClator Lake, along the shores near Cabin Land Drive
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameUpper New
HUC8 Number05050001
HUC10 NamePeak Creek-New River
HUC10 Number0505000115
HUC12 NameUpper Claytor Lake-New River
HUC12 Number050500011502
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NAS ARM

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Collection Day21
Collection Month6
Collection Year2020
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker | released aquarium
Statusestablished
CommentsIt is believed that this species was introduced to Claytor Lake as early as 2013. State Malocologist B. Watson of Virginia Department of Wildlife Resources identifies as C. japonica; idenitfication supported by C. Morningstar, USGS.
Record TypeNAS sighting report
VerifierBrian Watson, Virginia DWR; Cayla Morningstar, USGS
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected100
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Cipangopaludina japonica
Cipangopaludina japonica
Cipangopaludina japonica
Cipangopaludina japonica


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2024]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [5/21/2024].

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