Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID165803
GroupMollusks-Gastropods
GenusPotamopyrgus
Speciesantipodarum
Common NameNew Zealand mudsnail
StateMN
CountySt. Louis
LocalitySt. Louis River estuary where it flows into Lake Superior near Duluth
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameSt. Louis
HUC8 Number04010201
Map
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Collection Month9
Collection Year2005
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker with stocked fish
Statusestablished
Commentsapparently transported with brown trout that were stocked.
Record TypePersonal communication
Earliest Recordstate
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected100
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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [7/29/2021].

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