Specimen Information

Pomacea diffusa
Pomacea diffusa
(spike-topped applesnail)
Mollusks-Gastropods
Exotic

Specimen ID238980
GroupMollusks-Gastropods
GenusPomacea
Speciesdiffusa
Common Namespike-topped applesnail
StateFL
CountyCollier
LocalityBig Cypress National Preserve
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameBig Cypress Swamp
HUC8 Number03090204
HUC10 NameBig Cypress Swamp
HUC10 Number0309020410
HUC12 NameBig Cypress Swamp
HUC12 Number030902041000
Map
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Collection Year2007
Year AccuracyPublication Year
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statuscollected
Reference 1
Ref. Number:16154
Author:Rawlings, T.A., K.A. Hayes, R.H. Cowie, and T.M. Collins
Date:2007
Title:The identity, distribution, and impacts on non-native apple snails in the continental United States.
Journal:BMC Evolutionary Biology
Volume:7
Pages:97
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [9/22/2019].

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