Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID1447349
GroupMollusks-Gastropods
GenusPomacea
Speciesmaculata
Common Namegiant applesnail
StateLA
CountyAcadia
LocalityAcadia Parish
Mapping AccuracyCentroid
Centroid TypeCounty
HUC8 NameCalcasieu-Mermentau
HUC8 Number08080200
Map
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Collection Day12
Collection Month2
Collection Year2018
Year AccuracyPublication Year
Potential Pathwaydispersed flood
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:31095
Author:Advocate staff report
Date:2018
Title:Invasive snail found in Acadiana crawfish pond; pest also poses threat to rice plants
Publisher:The Acadiana Advocate
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Specimen ImpactFarmer in Acadia Parish had to shut down his crawfish harvest on a 220-acre field near the Mermentau River


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