Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID1658139
GroupMollusks-Gastropods
GenusPomacea
Speciesmaculata
Common Namegiant applesnail
StateTX
CountyFort Bend
Localityditch/canal culvert, Missouri City, TX
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameAustin-Oyster
HUC8 Number12040205
HUC10 NameMiddle Oyster Creek
HUC10 Number1204020502
HUC12 NameMiddle Oyster Creek
HUC12 Number120402050200
Map
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Collection Day25
Collection Month5
Collection Year2021
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaydispersed | hitch hiker on aquatic plants | released aquarium
Statusunknown
Record TypePersonal communication
VerifierM. McGarrity, Texas Parks and Wildlife Dept
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2024]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [4/18/2024].

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