Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID162667
GroupMollusks-Gastropods
GenusPomacea
Speciesmaculata
Common Namegiant applesnail
StateFL
CountyPasco
Locality[unnamed waterbody] Dade City, off I-75, old Route 60, on Fort King Road
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameWithlacoochee
HUC8 Number03100208
Map
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Collection Day30
Collection Month11
Collection Year2004
Year AccuracyEstimated
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusestablished
CommentsThe actual date when the specimens were collected is unknown, date used is when the record was entered in the database.
Record TypeSpecimen
Disposalpreserved dry
Museum Cat NumberUF 332161
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2023]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [2/4/2023].

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