Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID1419052
GroupMollusks-Gastropods
GenusPotamopyrgus
Speciesantipodarum
Common NameNew Zealand mudsnail
StateCA
CountyAlameda
LocalityWard Creek upstream of Zeile Court
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameSan Francisco Bay
HUC8 Number18050004
HUC10 NameSan Lorenzo Creek-Frontal San Francisco Bay Estuaries
HUC10 Number1805000408
HUC12 NameWard Creek-Frontal San Francisco Bay Estuaries
HUC12 Number180500040804
Map
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Collection Day8
Collection Month5
Collection Year2017
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker | hitch hiker with stocked fish
Statusestablished
Comments152 individuals found in 600-organism subcount from bioassessment sample ID 204R03295 (223 individuals found in duplicate sample from same location) collected using State of CA SWAMP protocol for benthic macroinvertebrates, by AMS for ACCWP. Taxonomy verified by BioAssessment Services
Record TypeNAS sighting report
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected152


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [12/5/2021].

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