Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID1711717
GroupMollusks-Gastropods
GenusCipangopaludina
Speciesjaponica
Common NameJapanese mysterysnail
StateVA
CountyRockingham
LocalityNorth River, North River reference station
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameSouth Fork Shenandoah
HUC8 Number02070005
HUC10 NameLower North River
HUC10 Number0207000506
HUC12 NamePleasant Run-North River
HUC12 Number020700050605
Map
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Collection Day22
Collection Month3
Collection Year2023
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium | dispersed
Statusunknown
CommentsGravel bar on north bank of North River, just upstream of RR bridge. Several empty shells were observed that likely washed up onto an exposed gravel bar during a high water event. I just reported to Brian Watson with Virginia DWR, and he will add the observation to their database.
Record TypeNAS sighting report
VerifierBrian Watson (Virginia DWR)
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected6
Photo
Cipangopaludina japonica


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2024]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [5/26/2024].

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