Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID1419054
GroupMollusks-Gastropods
GenusPotamopyrgus
Speciesantipodarum
Common NameNew Zealand mudsnail
StateCA
CountyAlameda
LocalitySan Leandro Creek approx 100 m east of San Leandro Blvd
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameSan Francisco Bay
HUC8 Number18050004
HUC10 NameSan Lorenzo Creek-Frontal San Francisco Bay Estuaries
HUC10 Number1805000408
HUC12 NameSan Leandro Creek
HUC12 Number180500040803
Map
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Collection Day6
Collection Month6
Collection Year2017
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker | hitch hiker with stocked fish
Statusestablished
Comments28 individuals found in 600-organism subcount from bioassessment sample ID 204R00831 (32 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 Collected28


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [11/26/2021].

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