Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID1617528
GroupMollusks-Gastropods
GenusPomacea
Speciesmaculata
Common Namegiant applesnail
StateTX
CountyBrazoria
Localityprivate pond
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameAustin-Oyster
HUC8 Number12040205
HUC10 NameMiddle Oyster Creek
HUC10 Number1204020502
HUC12 NameMiddle Oyster Creek
HUC12 Number120402050200
Map
+
Collection Day24
Collection Month7
Collection Year2019
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaydispersed flood
Statusestablished
CommentsEggs masses present. Reported by a concerned citizen. Likely were introduced into his pond during flooding. Citizen provided photos.
Record TypeNAS sighting report
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected20
Year Classeggs


Disclaimer:

The data represented on this site vary in accuracy, scale, completeness, extent of coverage and origin. It is the user's responsibility to use these data consistent with their intended purpose and within stated limitations. We highly recommend reviewing metadata files prior to interpreting these data.

Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2024]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [4/13/2024].

Contact us if you are using data from this site for a publication to make sure the data are being used appropriately and for potential co-authorship if warranted.

For general information and questions about the database, contact Wesley Daniel. For problems and technical issues, contact Matthew Neilson.