Specimen Information

Sinanodonta woodiana
Sinanodonta woodiana
(Chinese pond mussel)

Specimen ID272051
Common NameChinese pond mussel
Localityponds in Franklin Township [adjacent to Joe Ent Road]
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameMiddle Delaware-Musconetcong
HUC8 Number2040105
HUC10 NameLower Delaware River
HUC10 Number0204010509
HUC12 NameWickecheoke Creek-Delaware River
HUC12 Number020401050906
Collection Year2010
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker in aquaculture
Statuslocally established
CommentsConfirmed by DNA analysis. Ponds were a former fish farm.
Record TypePersonal communication
Museum Cat NumberNCSM 46965
Year Classadult
Size~8 in.

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