Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID153701
GroupMollusks-Gastropods
GenusPotamopyrgus
Speciesantipodarum
Common NameNew Zealand mudsnail
StateMT
CountyMadison
LocalityMadison River about 1/4 mile upstream of Norris Bridge [Rt. 84 near Norris, MT]
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameMadison
HUC8 Number10020007
HUC10 NameElk Creek-Madison River
HUC10 Number1002000715
HUC12 NameCold Spring Creek-Madison River
HUC12 Number100200071502
Map
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Collection Day18
Collection Month3
Collection Year2002
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:13644
Author:Richards, D., B. Kerans, and D. Gustafson.
Date:2003
Title:New Zealand mudsnail in the Western USA, Chronology of important New Zealand mudsnail discoveries.
Publisher:Montana State University, Dept of Ecology.
Issue:http://wwwesgmontanaedu/aim/mollusca/nzms/
Reference 2
Ref. Number:19769
Author:Montana State University.
Date:2011
Title:New Zealand mudsnails in the Western USA dataset (1995-2010).
CommentsAugust 2001, the power company found just 1 snail at this site. In March the density is estimated to be about 10/sq. m.
Record TypeLiterature
VerifierRichards, David
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [10/25/2021].

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