Specimen Information

Nitellopsis obtusa
Nitellopsis obtusa
(starry stonewort)
Plants
Exotic

Specimen ID279590
GroupPlants
GenusNitellopsis
Speciesobtusa
Common Namestarry stonewort
StateNY
CountySt. Lawrence
LocalitySt. Lawrence River
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameHeadwaters St. Lawrence River
HUC8 Number04150309
Map
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Collection Year1978
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayshipping ballast water
Statusestablished
Reference 1
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
Reference 2
Ref. Number:10405
Author:Geis, J.W., Schumacher, G.J, Raynal, D.J., and Hyduke, D.P
Date:1981
Title:Distribution of Nitellopsis obtusa (Charophyceae, Caraceae) in the St. Lawrence River: a new record for North America.
Journal:Phycologia
Volume:20
Pages:211-214
Record TypeLiterature
Earliest Recordnation
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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