Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID157434
GroupMollusks-Gastropods
GenusPotamopyrgus
Speciesantipodarum
Common NameNew Zealand mudsnail
StateWY
CountyTeton
LocalityFirehole River
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameMadison
HUC8 Number10020007
HUC10 NameFirehole River
HUC10 Number1002000701
HUC12 NameLower Firehole River
HUC12 Number100200070107
Map
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Collection Day18
Collection Month7
Collection Year1997
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).
CommentsAbundant. Density = 84,444.4 individuals per meter squared.
Record TypeLiterature
Museum Cat NumberF4
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [10/13/2019].

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