Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID1725763
GroupMollusks-Gastropods
GenusPomacea
Speciesmaculata
Common Namegiant applesnail
StateGA
CountyBacon
LocalityLake Lure, Georgia
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameSatilla
HUC8 Number03070201
HUC10 NameHurricane Creek-Alabaha River
HUC10 Number0307020110
HUC12 NameBear Branch-Hurricane Creek
HUC12 Number030702011001
Map
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Collection Year2008
Year AccuracyActual
Reference 1
Ref. Number:19695
Author:Morrison, W.E., and M.E. Hay
Date:2011
Title:Feeding and growth of native, invasive and non-invasive alien apple snails (Ampullariidae) in the United States: invasives eat more and grow more.
Journal:Biological Invasions
Volume:13
Pages:945-955
CommentsEgg masses collected. The paper uses Pomacea insularum which is a pseudonym for both P. maculata and P. canaliculata. Species was determined by current invasive ranges.
Record TypeLiterature


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