Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID237895
GroupMollusks-Gastropods
GenusPotamopyrgus
Speciesantipodarum
Common NameNew Zealand mudsnail
StateOH
CountyLorain
LocalityLake Erie [mid-lake N of Lorain, OH]
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLake Erie
HUC8 Number04120200
HUC10 NameLake Erie
HUC10 Number0412020003
HUC12 NameLake Erie
HUC12 Number041202000300
Map
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Collection Month6
Collection Year2006
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:16038
Author:Levri, E.P., A.A. Kelly, and E. Love
Date:2007
Title:The invasive New Zealand mud snail (Potamopyrgus antipodarum) in Lake Erie.
Journal:Journal of Great Lakes Research
Volume:33
Pages:1-6
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected2


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [10/18/2021].

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