Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID1652419
GroupMollusks-Gastropods
GenusCipangopaludina
Specieschinensis
Common NameChinese mysterysnail
StateWV
CountyMercer
LocalityGlenwood Lake, [~2 miles NW of Green Valley, WV]
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameMiddle New
HUC8 Number05050002
HUC10 NameBrush Creek
HUC10 Number0505000208
HUC12 NameHeadwaters Brush Creek
HUC12 Number050500020801
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NAS ARM

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Collection Day10
Collection Month9
Collection Year2020
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium | hitch hiker
Statusestablished
CommentsThere is a possibility that this species could be the closely related Cipangopaludina japonica; ID based on shell morphology, not genetics
Record TypeNAS sighting report
VerifierJ. Hajenga, WV DNR; C. Morningstar, USGS
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected50
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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [10/29/2020].

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