Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID877664
GroupMollusks-Gastropods
GenusCipangopaludina
Specieschinensis
Common NameChinese mysterysnail
StateWV
CountyHardy
LocalityRock Cliff lake at US Forest Service Trout Pond Campground
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameCacapon-Town
HUC8 Number02070003
HUC10 NameCacapon River
HUC10 Number0207000307
HUC12 NameTrout Run
HUC12 Number020700030701
Map
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Collection Day12
Collection Month5
Collection Year2012
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusestablished
Comments"This is a large infestation over 3,000 snails. USFS is trying to address controlling the snails now as it is within a public swimming area."; may be a subspecies (C. c. malleata).
Record TypePersonal communication
VerifierKirk, Dawn
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected3000


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [10/23/2019].

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