Specimen Information

Valvata piscinalis
Valvata piscinalis
(European stream valvata)
Mollusks-Gastropods
Exotic

Specimen ID50182
GroupMollusks-Gastropods
GenusValvata
Speciespiscinalis
Common NameEuropean stream valvata
StateNY
CountyMonroe
LocalityLake Ontario near mouth of the Genesee River, Rochester, NY
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLake Ontario
HUC8 Number04150200
HUC10 NameLake Ontario
HUC10 Number0415020002
HUC12 NameLake Ontario
HUC12 Number041502000200
Map
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Collection Year1897
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker on packing material
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
CommentsIntroduced with straw and marsh grass used for shipping fragile articles or crockery.
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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