Specimen Information

Pomacea maculata
Pomacea maculata
(giant applesnail)
Mollusks-Gastropods
Exotic

Specimen ID1541384
GroupMollusks-Gastropods
GenusPomacea
Speciesmaculata
Common Namegiant applesnail
StateLA
CountyCameron
LocalityLacassine National Wildlife Refuge waters, Unit D of Lacassine Pool
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameMermentau
HUC8 Number08080202
HUC10 NameBell City Drainage
HUC10 Number0808020204
HUC12 NameNorth Canal-Bell City Drainage Canal
HUC12 Number080802020403
Map
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Collection Day26
Collection Month3
Collection Year2019
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium | dispersed
Statusestablished
CommentsNo snails observed, but 19 egg clusters were counted.
Record TypeNAS sighting report
VerifierLouisiana Dept. of Wildlife and Fisheries
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected19
Year ClassEggs
Photo
Pomacea maculata
Pomacea maculata
Pomacea maculata


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2024]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [7/25/2024].

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