Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID259847
GroupMollusks-Gastropods
GenusCipangopaludina
Speciesjaponica
Common NameJapanese mysterysnail
StateVA
CountyArlington
LocalityBoundry Channel adjacent to Potomac River near the Pentagon
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameMiddle Potomac-Anacostia-Occoquan
HUC8 Number02070010
Map
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Collection Year2007
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusestablished
CommentsMany empty shells observed from 2007-2008.
Record TypePersonal communication
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [12/13/2019].

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