Specimen Information

Cipangopaludina chinensis
Cipangopaludina chinensis
(Chinese mysterysnail)
Mollusks-Gastropods
Exotic

Specimen ID52349
GroupMollusks-Gastropods
GenusCipangopaludina
Specieschinensis
Common NameChinese mysterysnail
StateMN
CountyStearns
LocalityMississippi River at St. Cloud, MN
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameClearwater-Elk
HUC8 Number07010203
Map
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Collection Year1944
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusunknown
Reference 1
Ref. Number:362
Author:Dundee, D.S.
Date:1974
Title:Catalog of introduced mollusks of eastern North America (north of Mexico).
Journal:Sterkiana
Volume:55
Pages:1-37
Reference 2
Ref. Number:28380
Author:Bury, J.A., B.E. Sietman, and B.N. Karns.
Date:2007
Title:Distribution of the non-native viviparid snails, Bellamya chinensis and Viviparus georgianus, in Minnesota and the first record of Bellamya japonica from Wisconsin.
Journal:Journal of Freshwater Ecology
Volume:22
Issue:4
Pages:697-703
CommentsDawley, C.W. 1944. Distribution and growth studies of the Unionidae and aquatic Gastropoda found in Minnesota. Ph.D. Thesis, Univ. Minnesota. May be a subspecies (C. c. malleata).
Record TypeLiterature
VerifierC.W. Dawley
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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