Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID1632852
GroupMollusks-Gastropods
GenusPomacea
Speciesmaculata
Common Namegiant applesnail
StateTX
CountyBexar
LocalitySan Antonio River, downtown San Antonio
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameUpper San Antonio
HUC8 Number12100301
HUC10 NameHeadwaters San Antonio River
HUC10 Number1210030102
HUC12 NameOlmos Creek-San Antonio River
HUC12 Number121003010201
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NAS ARM

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Collection Day17
Collection Month10
Collection Year2019
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker
Statusestablished
CommentsThis is not a recent introduction although it is the first report from this river basin.
Record TypeNAS sighting report
VerifierSan Antonio River Authority/City of San Antonio
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected19
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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [11/21/2019].

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