Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID1657919
GroupMollusks-Gastropods
GenusPomacea
Speciesmaculata
Common Namegiant applesnail
StateLA
CountyJefferson Davis
LocalityDitches off of Route 383, about 1mi north of I10
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameUpper Calcasieu
HUC8 Number08080203
HUC10 NameBayou Serpent
HUC10 Number0808020306
HUC12 NameBayou Arceneaux
HUC12 Number080802030604
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NAS ARM

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Collection Day23
Collection Month6
Collection Year2021
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaycanal | hitch hiker | hitch hiker on aquatic plants
Statusestablished
Reference 2
Ref. Number:35918
Author:Kemker, A.
Date:2021
Title:Swollen bayous in Ascension Parish marked with signs of invasive Apple Snails
Publisher:WAFB9
CommentsCountless animals found, all life stages found; animals in many connected culverts and ditches
Record TypeNAS sighting report
VerifierC. Morningstar, USGS
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Year Classall
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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2023]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [2/4/2023].

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