Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID161604
GroupMollusks-Gastropods
GenusPomacea
Speciesmaculata
Common Namegiant applesnail
StateTX
CountyBrazoria
LocalityAmerican Canal (CR 296D, west of State Hwy 35, north of Alvin)
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameWest Galveston Bay
HUC8 Number12040204
HUC10 NameDickinson Bayou
HUC10 Number1204020402
HUC12 NameDickinson Bayou
HUC12 Number120402040200
Map
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Collection Month12
Collection Year2000
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:14060
Author:Howells, R.G.
Date:2001
Title:History and status of applesnail (Pomacea spp.) introductions in Texas. Texas Parks and Wildlife Department, Management Data Series No. 183.
Publisher:Texas Parks and Wildlife Department, Inland Fisheries Division
Pages:11 p.
CommentsEggs and adults found.
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Year Classeggs/adults


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