Specimen Information

Elimia virginica
Elimia virginica
(Piedmont elimia)
Mollusks-Gastropods
Native Transplant

Specimen ID50205
GroupMollusks-Gastropods
GenusElimia
Speciesvirginica
Common NamePiedmont elimia
StateNY
CountyHerkimer
LocalityErie Canal near Mohawk, NY
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameMohawk
HUC8 Number02020004
Map
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Collection Year1856
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaycanal
Statusextirpated
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
CommentsNative to Atlantic Coast drainage. Outcompeted by Bithynia tentaculata.
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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