Specimen Information

Potamopyrgus antipodarum
Potamopyrgus antipodarum
(New Zealand mudsnail)
Mollusks-Gastropods
Exotic

Specimen ID1657041
GroupMollusks-Gastropods
GenusPotamopyrgus
Speciesantipodarum
Common NameNew Zealand mudsnail
StateCA
CountyPlacer
LocalityBear River
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameUpper Bear
HUC8 Number18020126
HUC10 NameLower Bear River
HUC10 Number1802012605
HUC12 NameBest Slough-Bear River
HUC12 Number180201260502
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NAS ARM

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Collection Day21
Collection Month12
Collection Year2020
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker | hitch hiker on waterfowl | dispersed
Statusestablished
CommentsObservation also on iNaturalist app South side of river near bank. From Bear River bridge, go under bridge, walk west, pass abandoned vehicle in grass. There is a small opening in the riparian habitat that lead down to the water. Edge of bank has tree trunk that is in the edge of the water. Small calm pool had 1000s P. antipodarum.
Record TypeNAS sighting report
VerifierWesley Daniel (USGS)
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1000
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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [4/20/2021].

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