Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID1409662
GroupMollusks-Gastropods
GenusPomacea
Speciesmaculata
Common Namegiant applesnail
StateSC
CountyHorry
LocalityCaspian Tern Drive, Myrtle Beach, SC
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameWaccamaw
HUC8 Number03040206
HUC10 NameSocastee Swamp-Waccamaw River
HUC10 Number0304020609
HUC12 NameSocastee Swamp-Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway
HUC12 Number030402060906
Map
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Collection Day30
Collection Month6
Collection Year2017
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium | dispersed
Statusestablished
Commentsegg masses also found
Record TypeNAS sighting report
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Photo
Pomacea maculata
Pomacea maculata


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2024]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [7/21/2024].

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