Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID1467666
GroupMollusks-Gastropods
GenusPotamopyrgus
Speciesantipodarum
Common NameNew Zealand mudsnail
StateNJ
CountyWarren
LocalityMusconetcong River, Heaven/Hell site
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameMiddle Delaware-Musconetcong
HUC8 Number02040105
HUC10 NameMusconetcong River
HUC10 Number0204010505
HUC12 NameLower Musconetcong River
HUC12 Number020401050504
Map
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Collection Day1
Collection Month5
Collection Year2018
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker | hitch hiker with stocked fish
Statusestablished
CommentsThese snails have been officially identified and confirmed as a New Zealand mud snails by Freshwater Gastropods of North America and other experts. This is the 3rd observation of this snail in the Atlantic drainage, and the first observation in New Jersey.
Record TypeNAS sighting report
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [10/17/2019].

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