Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID272631
GroupMollusks-Gastropods
GenusCipangopaludina
Specieschinensis
Common NameChinese mysterysnail
StateOR
CountyJackson
Localityponds (2) at Jackson County Sports Park off Kershaw Rd. in White City
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameMiddle Rogue
HUC8 Number17100308
HUC10 NameGold Hill-Rogue River
HUC10 Number1710030802
HUC12 NameWhetstone Creek-Rogue River
HUC12 Number171003080202
Map
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Collection Month10
Collection Year2010
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:19535
Author:Freeman, M.
Date:2010
Title:Invasive snails pose threat if not eradicated.
Publisher:Mail Tribune
Issue:October 30
CommentsOregon Department of Fish and Wildlife attempted eradication using copper sulfate but it did not work. In 2013, the pond is being drained to dry up the snails. May be a subspecies (C. c. malleata).
Record TypeLiterature
Earliest Recorddrainage
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected27,000


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [8/10/2020].

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