Specimen Information

Nitellopsis obtusa
Nitellopsis obtusa
(starry stonewort)
Plants
Exotic

Specimen ID240749
GroupPlants
GenusNitellopsis
Speciesobtusa
Common Namestarry stonewort
StateMI
CountyMacomb
LocalityLake St. Clair
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameLake St. Clair
HUC8 Number04090002
Map
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Collection Year1983
Year AccuracyEstimated
Potential Pathwayshipping ballast water
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:17620
Author:Schloesser, D.W., P.L. Hudson, and S. Jerrine Nichols
Date:1986
Title:Distribution and habitat of Nitellopsis obtusa (Characeae) in the Laurentian Great Lakes.
Journal:Hydrobiologia
Volume:133
Issue:1
Pages:91-96
Commentsfound at five locations including the St. Clair River at Stag, Fawn and Russell Islands and the Detroit River at Belle Isle and Point Hennepin.
Record TypeLiterature
Earliest Recordstate
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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