Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID1657916
GroupMollusks-Gastropods
GenusCipangopaludina
Speciesjaponica
Common NameJapanese mysterysnail
StatePA
CountyColumbia
LocalityBloomsuburg Town Park Pond, Columbia County
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameUpper Susquehanna-Lackawanna
HUC8 Number02050107
HUC10 NameLower Susquehanna River
HUC10 Number0205010710
HUC12 NameTenmile Creek-Susquehanna River
HUC12 Number020501071002
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NAS ARM

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Collection Day30
Collection Month4
Collection Year2021
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaydispersed | hitch hiker | released aquarium
Statusunknown
CommentsSpecimen exhibits 7 whorls with an elongate spire characteristic of Cipangopaludina japonica, although it is possible the species is C. chinensis.
Record TypeNAS sighting report
VerifierC. Morningstar, USGS
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected2
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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [8/2/2021].

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