Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID255246
GroupMollusks-Gastropods
GenusCipangopaludina
Specieschinensis
Common NameChinese mysterysnail
StateMI
CountyAlpena
LocalityLake Winyah, shore, boat channel and ponds in private campground
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameThunder Bay
HUC8 Number04070006
Map
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Collection Day30
Collection Month8
Collection Year2008
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaydispersed | hitch hiker fishing, boating | escaped captivity
Statusestablished
Commentsshells on beach at Lake Winyah, live snails in the boat channel and ponds - several per square meter in shallow water. On weeds and mud bottom; may be a subspecies (C. c. malleata).
Record TypePersonal communication
Earliest Recordlocale
DisposalUniversity of Michigan Mollusk Collection
VerifierJohn Burch, Univ. of MI
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [4/8/2020].

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