Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID1649688
GroupMollusks-Gastropods
GenusPomacea
Speciesmaculata
Common Namegiant applesnail
Localitydrainage ditch leading to a flood retention pond in the Firethorne subdivision in Katy, Texas
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
Map
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Collection Day22
Collection Month5
Collection Year2020
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaydispersed | released aquarium | hitch hiker on aquatic plants
Statusestablished
Commentscitizen science report, photo taken of snail shell after brought home for craft project
Record TypeNAS sighting report
VerifierMonica McGarrity, TPWD
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected2
Photo



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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [8/7/2020].

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