Specimen Information

Pomacea diffusa
Pomacea diffusa
(spike-topped applesnail)
Mollusks-Gastropods
Exotic

Specimen ID1468866
GroupMollusks-Gastropods
GenusPomacea
Speciesdiffusa
Common Namespike-topped applesnail
StateHI
Localitystate non-specific
Mapping AccuracyCentroid
HUC8 NameHawaii Region
HUC8 Number20000000
HUC10 Number2001000013
Map
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Collection Year1962
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:14816
Author:Cowie, R.H.
Date:1998
Title:Patterns of introduction of non-indigenous non-marine snails and slugs in the Hawaiian Islands.
Journal:Biodiversity and Conservation
Volume:7
Pages:349-368
Reference 2
Ref. Number:31948
Author:Cowie, R.H., K.A. Hayes, E.E. Strong, and S.C. Thiengo.
Date:2017
Title:Non-native apple snails: systematics, distribution, invasion history and reasons for introduction.
Publisher:Philippine Rice Research Institute (PhilRice), Maligaya
Pages:3-32
CommentsOriginally identified as P. bridgesii.
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [4/10/2021].

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