Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID1695285
GroupMollusks-Gastropods
GenusPotamopyrgus
Speciesantipodarum
Common NameNew Zealand mudsnail
StateCA
CountyNevada
LocalityTruckee River, Truckee River Regional Park
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameTruckee
HUC8 Number16050102
HUC10 NameProsser Creek-Truckee River
HUC10 Number1605010202
HUC12 NameTrout Creek-Truckee River
HUC12 Number160501020206
Map
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Collection Day22
Collection Month9
Collection Year2021
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker | dispersed
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:37952
Author:California Department of Fish and Wildlife
Date:2022
Title:Collection data for New Zealand Mudsnail, provided by T. Jensen
Publisher:California Department of Fish and Game
CommentsMud snails found in very low concentrations. Muddy river banks with a rocky river bed and vegetation present on banks. Moderate to fast current with clear water. In a regional park, although the site itself is slightly remote. First founded and reported by Trout Unlimited
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2024]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [4/25/2024].

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