Pomacea maculata
Pomacea maculata
(giant applesnail)
Mollusks-Gastropods
Exotic

Impact ID7351
Impact TypeFood Web
Study TypeObservational
Study LocationField
Impact DescriptionRostrhamus sociabilis plumbeus feeding on Pomacea maculata spent less time in flight per day than those feeding on Pomacea paludosa. However, prey handeling times were increased and consumption rates were 3-4 times longer for juvinile Rostrhamus sociabilis plumbeus feeding on Pomacea maculata. This suggests a shift in foraging behavior, activity pattern, and energetics.
Reference42273
Great Lakes RegionNo
Cost 
LocationEverglades, FL

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