Specimen Information

Radix auricularia
Radix auricularia
(European ear snail)
Mollusks-Gastropods
Exotic

Specimen ID271629
GroupMollusks-Gastropods
GenusRadix
Speciesauricularia
Common NameEuropean ear snail
StateWA
CountyDouglas
LocalityColumbia River at Rufus Woods Lake wildlife site #7 shoreline
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameChief Joseph
HUC8 Number17020005
HUC10 NameTumwater Creek-Columbia River
HUC10 Number1702000504
HUC12 NameEagle Rapids-Columbia River
HUC12 Number170200050403
Map
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Collection Day1
Collection Month6
Collection Year2010
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayunknown
Statusestablished
CommentsHundreds of dead snails, possibly due to algal growth and organic mat formation and premature aquatic plant die-off as well.
Record TypePersonal communication
Earliest Recordlocale
VerifierRobyn Draheim, Portland State University
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collectedseveral


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [3/31/2020].

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