Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID1322993
GroupMollusks-Gastropods
GenusPotamopyrgus
Speciesantipodarum
Common NameNew Zealand mudsnail
StateCA
CountyVentura
LocalityVentura River, mainstem
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameVentura
HUC8 Number18070101
HUC10 NameVentura River
HUC10 Number1807010101
HUC12 NameLower Ventura River
HUC12 Number180701010106
Map
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Collection Day9
Collection Month8
Collection Year2016
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker
Statusestablished
CommentsSnail samples were collected by biologists in my office from the location noted above. I sent the samples to Doug Post, Environmental Scientist with the CA Department of Fish and Wildlife's Aquatic Bioassessment Laboratory, who confirmed they were of NZMS.
Record TypePersonal communication
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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