Specimen Information

Radix auricularia
Radix auricularia
(European ear snail)
Mollusks-Gastropods
Exotic

Specimen ID52447
GroupMollusks-Gastropods
GenusRadix
Speciesauricularia
Common NameEuropean ear snail
StatePA
CountyMontgomery
LocalityDobbins Pond, about 1 mi S of Ogontz (Elkins Park), PA along Old York Road
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameLower Delaware
HUC8 Number02040202
Map
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Collection Day22
Collection Month5
Collection Year1912
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
CommentsSee Long, B. 1912. Lymnaea auricularia near Philadelphia. Nautilus 26(3):27-29.
Record TypeLiterature
VerifierH.A. Pilsbry
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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