Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID1464345
GroupMollusks-Gastropods
GenusPomacea
Speciesmaculata
Common Namegiant applesnail
StateLA
CountyEast Baton Rouge
LocalityLSU Golf Course
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameAmite
HUC8 Number08070202
Map
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Collection Day12
Collection Month9
Collection Year2016
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium | dispersed
Statusestablished
Commentsegg masses are near the top of the bridge
Record TypePersonal communication
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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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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