Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID154000
GroupMollusks-Gastropods
GenusPotamopyrgus
Speciesantipodarum
Common NameNew Zealand mudsnail
StateUT
CountyDaggett
LocalityGreen River, about 27 miles (43 km) below Flaming Gorge Dam near the Colorado state line
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameUpper Green-Flaming Gorge Reservoir
HUC8 Number14040106
HUC10 NameCrouse Creek-Green River
HUC10 Number1404010609
HUC12 NameTolivers Creek-Green River
HUC12 Number140401060901
Map
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Collection Day18
Collection Month9
Collection Year2001
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/
CommentsReports low numbers. Update: As of August 2002, the mudsnails had spread throughout the first 50 km downstream from the dam (Mark Vinson).
Record TypeLiterature
Earliest Recordstate
Verifier Dan Gustafson, Montana St. U.
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected2


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