Specimen Information

Potamopyrgus antipodarum
Potamopyrgus antipodarum
(New Zealand mudsnail)
Mollusks-Gastropods
Exotic

Specimen ID1247808
GroupMollusks-Gastropods
GenusPotamopyrgus
Speciesantipodarum
Common NameNew Zealand mudsnail
StateCA
CountyOrange
LocalityBolsa Chica Ecological Reserve at end of freshwater input
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameSeal Beach
HUC8 Number18070201
HUC10 NameBolsa Chica Channel-Frontal Hunington Harbour
HUC10 Number1807020100
HUC12 NameAnaheim Bay
HUC12 Number180702010001
Map
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Collection Day24
Collection Month9
Collection Year2015
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker
Statusestablished
Comments"Most specimens, which are mostly immature, appear to have smoother 'sand-blasted' shells."
Record TypeNAS sighting report
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected18


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [10/15/2021].

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