Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID153699
GroupMollusks-Gastropods
GenusPotamopyrgus
Speciesantipodarum
Common NameNew Zealand mudsnail
StateAZ
CountyCoconino
LocalityColorado River, just below Glen Canyon Dam within the Glen Canyon National Recreation Area
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLower Lake Powell
HUC8 Number14070006
HUC10 NameWater Holes Canyon-Colorado River
HUC10 Number1407000611
HUC12 NameHoney Draw-Colorado River
HUC12 Number140700061105
Map
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Collection Day26
Collection Month3
Collection Year2002
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:19769
Author:Montana State University.
Date:2011
Title:New Zealand mudsnails in the Western USA dataset (1995-2010).
CommentsThe snails were very numerous, dominating the benthic community. These snails may have been in the Colorado River since 1997, but misidentified. -Mark Anderson
Record TypeLiterature
Earliest Recordstate
VerifierDavid Richards, Montana State University
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [5/28/2020].

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