Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID164471
GroupMollusks-Gastropods
GenusPomacea
Speciesmaculata
Common Namegiant applesnail
StateFL
CountyMiami-Dade
LocalityEverglades National Park, in a burrow canal at northern boundry of the park just east of the entrance to Shark Valley
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameEverglades
HUC8 Number03090202
HUC10 Number0309020213
Map
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Collection Month5
Collection Year2005
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:19144
Author:Kline, Jeffrey.
Date:2009
Title:Everglades National Park - Freshwater Aquatics Monitoring.
Publisher:2009 Everglades Invasive Species Summit
CommentsTwo dozens egg masses collected, some partially hatched. See voucher photos of egg masses. This species was first collected in the Everglades National Park in 2005.
Record TypeLiterature
Earliest Recordlocale
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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