Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID1695304
GroupMollusks-Gastropods
GenusPotamopyrgus
Speciesantipodarum
Common NameNew Zealand mudsnail
StateCA
CountySacramento
LocalityLower American River, Paradise Beach
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLower American
HUC8 Number18020111
HUC10 NameAmerican River
HUC10 Number1802011102
HUC12 NameLower American River
HUC12 Number180201110202
Map
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Collection Day9
Collection Month10
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
CommentsMixed sandy and rocky bank. Rocks are smaller. Clear still water. NZMS found on rocks, vegetation, and driftwood.
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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