Specimen Information

Bithynia tentaculata
Bithynia tentaculata
(mud bithynia, faucet snail)
Mollusks-Gastropods
Exotic

Specimen ID166134
GroupMollusks-Gastropods
GenusBithynia
Speciestentaculata
Common Namemud bithynia, faucet snail
StateWI
CountyLa Crosse
LocalityLake Onalaska [Mississippi River] at north end of French Island in Onalaska (Arrowhead So. E bay)
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameLa Crosse-Pine
HUC8 Number07040006
Map
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Collection Month5
Collection Year2004
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayunknown
Statusestablished
CommentsFound on spoil piles. This snail carries 3 different parasites which can cause large scale mortality events of water birds.
Record TypePersonal communication
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [10/15/2019].

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