Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID1653612
GroupMollusks-Gastropods
GenusPomacea
Speciesmaculata
Common Namegiant applesnail
StateTX
CountyBrazoria
Localityprivate pond in Danbury TX, Brazoria County, adjacent to Flores Bayou
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameAustin-Oyster
HUC8 Number12040205
HUC10 NameAustin Bayou
HUC10 Number1204020503
HUC12 NameAustin Bayou
HUC12 Number120402050300
Map
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Collection Day19
Collection Month10
Collection Year2020
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker | dispersed
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:34881
Author:Texas Parks and Wildlife Department
Date:2020
Title:Pomacea maculata observations
Publisher:Texas Parks and Wildlife Department
Commentsreported to Texas Parks and Wildlife Department; notes snails appeared after Hurricane Harvey and adjacent to Flores Bayou
Record TypeLiterature
VerifierTexas Parks and Wildlife Department
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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