Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID164585
GroupMollusks-Gastropods
GenusPomacea
Speciesmaculata
Common Namegiant applesnail
StateGA
CountyPierce
Localitypond in the Alabaha River floodplain just downstream of Rt. 84 crossing over the river (under a railroad trestle)
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameSatilla
HUC8 Number03070201
HUC10 NameHurricane Creek-Alabaha River
HUC10 Number0307020110
HUC12 NameBaxter Branch-Alabaha River
HUC12 Number030702011004
Map
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Collection Day28
Collection Month7
Collection Year2005
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased
Statusestablished
CommentsTwenty-four egg masses removed. Over 30 egg masses were documented the week prior.
Record TypePersonal communication
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected7


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