Specimen Information

Pomacea cf. canaliculata/maculata
Pomacea cf. canaliculata/maculata
(an applesnail)

Specimen ID165553
Speciescf. canaliculata/maculata
Common Namean applesnail
CountyPalm Beach
LocalityEqualizer Canal 3 at Boynton Road, Boynton Beach
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameFlorida Southeast Coast
HUC8 Number03090206
HUC10 Number0309020610
Collection Day26
Collection Month6
Collection Year1989
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Reference 1
Ref. Number:28234
Author:Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission
Title:Applesnail occurrences in Florida (Pomacea sp.), 1962-2015.
Publisher:Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission
Reference 2
Ref. Number:31948
Author:Cowie, R.H., K.A. Hayes, E.E. Strong, and S.C. Thiengo.
Title:Non-native apple snails: systematics, distribution, invasion history and reasons for introduction.
Publisher:Philippine Rice Research Institute (PhilRice), Maligaya
CommentsOriginally identified as P. Haustrum. Specific canal could not be found at location description.
Record TypeSpecimen
Earliest Recordnation
DisposalFlorida Museum of Natural History
Museum Cat NumberUF 142258
VerifierDr. Fred Thompson, FLMNH, Gainesville, FL


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2023]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [12/4/2023].

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