Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID877645
GroupMollusks-Gastropods
GenusCipangopaludina
Specieschinensis
Common NameChinese mysterysnail
StateMA
CountyPlymouth
LocalityGreat Herring Pond, at Sagamore Beach access off Eagle Hill Drive
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameCape Cod
HUC8 Number01090002
HUC10 NameNorth River-Frontal Massachusetts Bay
HUC10 Number0109000201
HUC12 NameGreat Herring Pond-Frontal Cape Cod Bay
HUC12 Number010900020107
Map
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Collection Day15
Collection Month8
Collection Year2015
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusestablished
CommentsThese snails have been abundant all summer and have been washing up dead on the beach."; may be a subspecies (C. c. malleata).
Record TypePersonal communication
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [12/11/2019].

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