Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID161471
GroupMollusks-Gastropods
GenusMelanoides
Speciestuberculata
Common Namered-rim melania
StateLA
CountyOrleans
LocalityPeoples Ave.Canal, Orleans Parrish, New Orleans, LA
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
Map
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Collection Month4
Collection Year1975
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:14061
Author:Dundee, D.S., and A. Paine
Date:1977
Title:Ecology of the snail Melanoides tuberculata (Müller), intermediate host of the human liver fluke (Opisthoris sinensis) in New Orleans, Louisiana
Journal:The Nautilus
Volume:91
Issue:1
Pages:17-20
Record TypeLiterature
Earliest Recordstate
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [6/23/2021].

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