Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID1658557
GroupMollusks-Gastropods
GenusPotamopyrgus
Speciesantipodarum
Common NameNew Zealand mudsnail
StatePA
CountyCentre
LocalityBald Eagle Creek [just north of Curtin Village Road crossing]
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameBald Eagle
HUC8 Number02050204
HUC10 NameBald Eagle Creek
HUC10 Number0205020404
HUC12 NameLick Run-Bald Eagle Creek
HUC12 Number020502040405
Map
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Collection Month5
Collection Year2018
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaydispersed | hitch hiker
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:36953
Author:Woodell, J.D., M. Neiman, and E.P. Levri
Date:2021
Title:Matching a snail’s pace: successful use of environmental DNA techniques to detect early stages of invasion by the destructive New Zealand mud snail
Journal:Biological Invasions
Volume:23
CommentsOne specimen physically discovered after positive eDNA detection. Since species is parthenogenic and detectability is difficult, it is assumed established in this location.
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1


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