Specimen Information

Melanoides tuberculata
Melanoides tuberculata
(red-rim melania)
Mollusks-Gastropods
Exotic

Specimen ID1464346
GroupMollusks-Gastropods
GenusMelanoides
Speciestuberculata
Common Namered-rim melania
StateAZ
CountyMohave
LocalityLake Havasu, Cattail Cove State Park
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameHavasu-Mohave Lakes
HUC8 Number15030101
HUC10 NameColorado River-Lake Havasu
HUC10 Number1503010107
HUC12 NameGene Wash-Colorado River
HUC12 Number150301010713
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NAS ARM

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Collection Day4
Collection Month5
Collection Year2018
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaydispersed | released aquarium
Statusestablished
CommentsThere were so many on the shoreline and in the water at cattail cove that my daughter completely filled a 1.5 gallon sand pail with them in under 30 minutes (no water, no sand just shells and live snails.
Record TypeNAS sighting report
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [11/25/2020].

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