Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID1401662
GroupMollusks-Gastropods
GenusPomacea
Speciesmaculata
Common Namegiant applesnail
StateLA
CountyPointe Coupee
LocalityFalse River [quarter mile stretch from Highway 413]
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLower Grand
HUC8 Number08070300
HUC10 NameBayou Fordoche
HUC10 Number0807030001
HUC12 NameFalse River
HUC12 Number080703000101
Map
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Collection Day13
Collection Month5
Collection Year2017
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusestablished
Record TypePersonal communication
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Photo
Pomacea maculata


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2024]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [7/14/2024].

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