Specimen Information

Didymosphenia geminata
Didymosphenia geminata
(didymo)
Algae
Cryptogenic

Specimen ID1655143
GroupAlgae
GenusDidymosphenia
Speciesgeminata
Common Namedidymo
StateVA
CountyFranklin
LocalitySmith River, below Philpott Dam
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameUpper Dan
HUC8 Number03010103
HUC10 NameMiddle Smith River
HUC10 Number0301010307
HUC12 NameBlackberry Creek-Smith River
HUC12 Number030101030702
Map
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Collection Day16
Collection Month8
Collection Year2014
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaydispersed | hitch hiker
Statusestablished
CommentsFirst discovered in the Smith River in 2006. https://www.flickr.com/photos/alan_cressler/15020513065/in/album-72157717109374491/
Record TypePersonal communication
VerifierIan Pfingsten
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2022]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [1/17/2022].

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