Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID1710265
GroupMollusks-Gastropods
GenusPotamopyrgus
Speciesantipodarum
Common NameNew Zealand mudsnail
StateMT
CountyGallatin
Localitya spring creek
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameGallatin
HUC8 Number10020008
HUC10 NameUpper East Gallatin River
HUC10 Number1002000809
HUC12 NameBozeman Creek
HUC12 Number100200080904
Map
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Collection Day9
Collection Month11
Collection Year2021
Year AccuracyActual
CommentsMy team followed up on the USGS NAS 'provisional' observation of NZMS in a creek that flows near downtown Bozeman. We collected eDNA samples in August and again last week... multiple samples during both survey events amplified for NZMS eDNA. We used these eDNA results to inform observational surveys (i.e., kick samples/flipping rocks). After a few hours of observational surveys, we did find a single NZMS. We tested tissue from this specimen using our NZMS assay and it amplified.
Record TypePersonal communication
VerifierAdam Sepulveda (USGS)
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Photo
Potamopyrgus antipodarum


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2024]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [4/15/2024].

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