Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID1635396
GroupMollusks-Gastropods
GenusPomacea
Speciesmaculata
Common Namegiant applesnail
StateLA
CountyCameron
LocalityWetlands near Sweet Lake
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameMermentau
HUC8 Number08080202
HUC10 NameMermentau River-Frontal Gulf of Mexico
HUC10 Number0808020211
HUC12 NameMermentau River-Marseillaise Bayou
HUC12 Number080802021101
Map
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Collection Day18
Collection Month3
Collection Year2020
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaydispersed | released | dispersed flood
Statusunknown
Commentsreported by public, new location but some what near other known locations
Record TypeNAS sighting report
VerifierWesley Daniel (USGS)
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Year Classeggs
Photo
Pomacea maculata


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2024]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [7/25/2024].

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