Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID239237
GroupMollusks-Gastropods
GenusCipangopaludina
Specieschinensis
Common NameChinese mysterysnail
StatePA
CountyChester
LocalityWesttown Lake [just E of West Chester]
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLower Delaware
HUC8 Number02040202
HUC10 NameRaccoon Creek-Delaware River
HUC10 Number0204020206
HUC12 NameEast Branch Chester Creek
HUC12 Number020402020603
Map
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Collection Day23
Collection Month7
Collection Year2007
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusestablished
CommentsLarge number of specimens observed. May be a subspecies (C. c. malleata).
Record TypePersonal communication
VerifierDr. Tim Pearce, Carnegie Museum of Natural History
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [9/24/2021].

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