Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID279560
GroupMollusks-Gastropods
GenusCipangopaludina
Speciesjaponica
Common NameJapanese mysterysnail
StateCA
CountyAlameda
LocalitySan Francisco Bay Area
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameSan Francisco Bay
HUC8 Number18050004
Map
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Collection Year1892
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased for food | accidental
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:33055
Author:Wood, W.M.
Date:1892
Title:Paludina japonica Mart. for sale in the San Francisco Chinese markets
Journal:The Nautilus
Volume:5
Issue:10
Pages:114-115
Reference 2
Ref. Number:703
Author:Mills, E.L., J.H. Leach, J.T. Carlton, and C.L. Secor
Date:1993
Title:Exotic species in the Great Lakes: a history of biotic crises and anthropogenic introductions.
Journal:Journal of Great Lakes Research
Volume:19
Issue:1
Pages:1-54
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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