Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID167640
GroupMollusks-Gastropods
GenusCipangopaludina
Specieschinensis
Common NameChinese mysterysnail
StateIA
CountyPolk
LocalityRiverview Park Lagoon in Des Moines
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameMiddle Des Moines
HUC8 Number07100004
HUC10 NameSaylor Creek-Des Moines River
HUC10 Number0710000410
HUC12 NameSaylor Creek-Des Moines River
HUC12 Number071000041003
Map
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Collection Year1973
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:15826
Author:Barnhart, M.C.
Date:1978
Title:Three introduced gastropods in Iowa
Journal:The Nautilus
Volume:92
Issue:3
Pages:106-107
Reference 2
Ref. Number:31346
Author:Stewart,T.W.
Date:2006
Title:The Freshwater Gastropods of Iowa (1821-1998): Species Composition, Geographic Distributions, and Conservation Concerns
Journal:American Malacological Bulletin
Volume:21
Issue:1/2
Pages:59-75
Reference 3
Ref. Number:12253
Author:Jokinen, E.H.
Date:1982
Title:Cipangopaludina chinensis (Gastropoda: Viviparidae) in North America, review and update.
Journal:The Nautilus
Volume:96
Issue:3
Pages:89-95
CommentsMay be a subspecies (C. c. malleata).
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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