Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID1417484
GroupMollusks-Gastropods
GenusPomacea
Speciesmaculata
Common Namegiant applesnail
StateFL
CountyLeon
LocalityLeon County
Mapping AccuracyCentroid
Centroid TypeCounty
HUC8 NameOchlockonee
HUC8 Number03120000
Map
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Collection Day30
Collection Month8
Collection Year2007
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusestablished
CommentsPhotos taken near a new stormwater pond in Tallahassee, just east of Capital Circle and south of 90W, where there is an incredible infestation of Pomacea insularum.
Record TypePersonal communication
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
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