Specimen Information

Pomacea paludosa
Pomacea paludosa
(Florida applesnail)
Mollusks-Gastropods
Native Transplant

Specimen ID1474339
GroupMollusks-Gastropods
GenusPomacea
Speciespaludosa
Common NameFlorida applesnail
StateLA
CountyOrleans
LocalityNew Orleans in Bayou St. John
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameEastern Louisiana Coastal
HUC8 Number08090203
HUC10 NameCanal No 2-Frontal Lake Pontchartrain
HUC10 Number0809020301
HUC12 NameMetairie Canal-Canal No 2
HUC12 Number080902030103
Map
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Collection Year1974
Year AccuracyPublication Year
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium | hitch hiker on aquatic plants
Statusextirpated
Reference 1
Ref. Number:362
Author:Dundee, D.S.
Date:1974
Title:Catalog of introduced mollusks of eastern North America (north of Mexico).
Journal:Sterkiana
Volume:55
Pages:1-37
CommentsDundee (1974) notes this species as "present through approximately 1965", but absent afterward
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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