Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID1649703
GroupMollusks-Gastropods
GenusPomacea
Speciesmaculata
Common Namegiant applesnail
LocalityCommunity retention pond in Cypress, TX
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameBuffalo-San Jacinto
HUC8 Number12040104
HUC10 NameAddicks Reservoir
HUC10 Number1204010402
HUC12 NameLangham Creek
HUC12 Number120401040201
Map
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Collection Day18
Collection Month5
Collection Year2020
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaydispersed | released aquarium | hitch hiker on aquatic plants
Statusunknown
Commentsin citizen science report via Texasinvasives.org
Record TypeNAS sighting report
VerifierMonica McGarrity, TPWD
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1 egg mass
Photo
Pomacea maculata


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2024]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [6/12/2024].

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