Specimen Information

Pomacea diffusa
Pomacea diffusa
(spike-topped applesnail)
Mollusks-Gastropods
Exotic

Specimen ID156961
GroupMollusks-Gastropods
GenusPomacea
Speciesdiffusa
Common Namespike-topped applesnail
StateHI
CountyHawaii
LocalityIsland of Hawaii
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameHawaii
HUC8 Number20010000
HUC10 Number2001000004
Map
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Collection Year1997
Year AccuracyPublication Year
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:13575
Author:Bishop Museum.
Date:1997
Title:Listing of species known from aquatic environments (brackish/fresh water) in the Hawaiian Islands.
Publisher:Bishop Museum.
Reference 2
Ref. Number:31948
Author:Cowie, R.H., K.A. Hayes, E.E. Strong, and S.C. Thiengo.
Date:2017
Title:Non-native apple snails: systematics, distribution, invasion history and reasons for introduction.
Publisher:Philippine Rice Research Institute (PhilRice), Maligaya
Pages:3-32
CommentsOriginally identified as P. bridgesii.
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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