Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID1703809
GroupMollusks-Gastropods
GenusCipangopaludina
Speciesjaponica
Common NameJapanese mysterysnail
StatePA
CountyWashington
LocalityReservoir Number Two (peters lake reservoir no. 2)
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameUpper Ohio
HUC8 Number05030101
HUC10 NameChartiers Creek
HUC10 Number0503010101
HUC12 NameLittle Chartiers Creek-Canonsburg Lake
HUC12 Number050301010103
Map
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Collection Day26
Collection Month9
Collection Year2022
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium | dispersed
CommentsRecord submitted with voucher photos to the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission by a Commonwealth resident. Many snails were observed in portions of the reservoir. Morphologically appear to be consistent with Japanese Mystery Snails by the photos.
Record TypeNAS sighting report
VerifierSean Hartzell (Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission)
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Photo
Cipangopaludina japonica
Cipangopaludina japonica


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2024]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [5/21/2024].

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