Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID1657980
GroupMollusks-Gastropods
GenusPomacea
Speciesmaculata
Common Namegiant applesnail
StateTX
CountyHarris
LocalityMcGovern Lake near Houston Zoo; in tributaries off the lake
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameBuffalo-San Jacinto
HUC8 Number12040104
HUC10 NameBrays Bayou
HUC10 Number1204010404
HUC12 NameCountry Club Bayou-Brays Bayou
HUC12 Number120401040402
Map
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Collection Day9
Collection Month4
Collection Year2021
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaydispersed | hitch hiker
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:27701
Author:Texas Invasive Plant and Pest Council.
Date:2018
Title:Texas Invasives Database
Publisher:Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center
Comments1 adult; egg clusters. Reported via texasinvasives.org; ID confirmed by TISI
Record TypeLiterature
VerifierTexas Invasive Species Institute
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [11/30/2021].

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