Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID1714268
GroupMollusks-Gastropods
GenusPomacea
Speciesmaculata
Common Namegiant applesnail
StateNC
CountyRobeson
LocalityLumber River at NCWRC High Hill boat ramp at southernmost Hwy 72 crossing
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLumber
HUC8 Number03040203
HUC10 NameSaddletree Swamp-Lumber River
HUC10 Number0304020310
HUC12 NameJacob Swamp-Lumber River
HUC12 Number030402031003
Map
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Collection Day27
Collection Month9
Collection Year2023
Year AccuracyActual
Statusestablished
CommentsSpecies confirmed with genetics. Adults, shells, and eggs collected deposited at NC Museum of Natural Sciences.
Record TypeNAS sighting report
Museum Cat NumberNCMNS (pending)
VerifierC. Morningstar, USGS
Number Collected100+
Year Classeggs, adults


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2024]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [7/16/2024].

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