Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID50194
GroupMollusks-Gastropods
GenusBithynia
Speciestentaculata
Common Namemud bithynia, faucet snail
StateIL
LocalityLake Michigan
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameLake Michigan
HUC8 Number04060200
Map
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Collection Year1871
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker on packing material
Statusunknown
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
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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