Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID1687282
GroupMollusks-Gastropods
GenusPomacea
Speciesmaculata
Common Namegiant applesnail
StateTX
CountyFort Bend
LocalityBrooks Lake, Oyster Creek, waterway in neighborhood near Sugar Lake Dr
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameAustin-Oyster
HUC8 Number12040205
HUC10 NameUpper Oyster Creek
HUC10 Number1204020501
HUC12 NameUpper Oyster Creek
HUC12 Number120402050100
Map
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Collection Day3
Collection Month8
Collection Year2020
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaydispersed | hitch hiker
Statusestablished
CommentsReported by citizen, ID confirmed by TISI
Record TypePersonal communication
VerifierTexas Invasive Species Institute (TISI)
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected2


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2024]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [4/21/2024].

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