Specimen Information

Bithynia tentaculata
Bithynia tentaculata
(mud bithynia, faucet snail)
Mollusks-Gastropods
Exotic

Specimen ID272378
GroupMollusks-Gastropods
GenusBithynia
Speciestentaculata
Common Namemud bithynia, faucet snail
StateMN
CountySt. Louis
LocalityLake Superior, Duluth Harbor
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameSt. Louis
HUC8 Number04010201
Map
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Collection Year2006
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayunknown
Statusunknown
Reference 1
Ref. Number:19520
Author:Trebitz, A.S., C.W. West, J.C. Hoffman, J.R. Kelly, G.S. Peterson, and I.A. Grigorovich
Date:2010
Title:Status of non-indigenous benthic invertebrates in the Duluth-Superior Harbor and the role of sampling methods in their detection.
Journal:Journal of Great Lakes Research
Volume:36
Issue:4
Pages:747-756
CommentsOperculae found in a Ponar sample from Superior Bay, but no live specimens. These may have been transported in with ballast water from the lower lakes rather than representing a population living in Lake Superior.
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [7/16/2019].

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