Specimen Information

Potamopyrgus antipodarum
Potamopyrgus antipodarum
(New Zealand mudsnail)

Specimen ID1695279
Common NameNew Zealand mudsnail
CountyEl Dorado
LocalityLower American River, Bridal Veil Falls Picnic Area
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameSouth Fork American
HUC8 Number18020129
HUC10 NameUpper South Fork American River
HUC10 Number1802012903
HUC12 NamePlum Creek-South Fork American River
HUC12 Number180201290304
Collection Day29
Collection Month7
Collection Year2021
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker | dispersed
Reference 1
Ref. Number:37952
Author:California Department of Fish and Wildlife
Title:Collection data for New Zealand Mudsnail, provided by T. Jensen
Publisher:California Department of Fish and Game
CommentsSand bottom of river with small/ medium and large river rocks fairly distributed. Snails found mostly in algae vegetation on rocks and woody debries, as well as grass and dead vegetation close to the shoreline. Fee required area- high pedestrian and swimming recreation/
Record TypeLiterature


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2023]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [6/1/2023].

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