Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID1649684
GroupMollusks-Gastropods
GenusPomacea
Speciesmaculata
Common Namegiant applesnail
StateTX
CountyWaller
Localitydrainage canal between Brazos River and oxbow lake parallel to I-10
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLower Brazos
HUC8 Number12070104
HUC10 NameBessies Creek-Brazos River
HUC10 Number1207010403
HUC12 NameCannons Lake-Brazos River
HUC12 Number120701040307
Map
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Collection Day26
Collection Month5
Collection Year2020
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaydispersed | released aquarium | hitch hiker on aquatic plants
Statusestablished
Commentscitizen science report
Record TypeNAS sighting report
VerifierMonica McGarrity, TPWD
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected6
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