Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID1695835
GroupMollusks-Gastropods
GenusCipangopaludina
Speciesjaponica
Common NameJapanese mysterysnail
StatePA
CountyColumbia
LocalityNorth Branch Susquehanna River
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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Collection Day26
Collection Month6
Collection Year2022
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaydispersed | released aquarium
Statusunknown
CommentsObserved by me (Sean Hartzell) incidentally while fishing. Not a big surprise as they are found at another site nearby and elsewhere in the river. Observed about ten snails on woody debris associated with a shallow cove. North Branch Susquehanna River at PA Fish and Boat Commission Launch, Bloomsburg Airport.
Record TypeNAS sighting report
VerifierSean Hartzell (PA Fish and Boat Commission)
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected10
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Cipangopaludina japonica
Cipangopaludina japonica


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2024]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [4/21/2024].

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