Specimen Information

Melanoides tuberculata
Melanoides tuberculata
(red-rim melania)
Mollusks-Gastropods
Exotic

Specimen ID1547589
GroupMollusks-Gastropods
GenusMelanoides
Speciestuberculata
Common Namered-rim melania
StateTX
CountyKinney
LocalityLas Moras Creek, headwaters Kinney County, Texas
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameElm-Sycamore
HUC8 Number13080001
HUC10 NameLas Moras Creek
HUC10 Number1308000113
HUC12 NameHeadwaters Las Moras Creek
HUC12 Number130800011301
Map
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Collection Year1971
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium | hitch hiker on aquatic plants | dispersed
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:33299
Author:M. Bowie Kotrla
Date:1975
Title:New geographical location for Philophthalmus sp. in Thiarid snails and waterfowl in Texas
Journal:Bulletin of the American Malacological Union
Volume:1971-1976
Pages:41-42
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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