Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID241830
GroupMollusks-Gastropods
GenusPomacea
Speciesmaculata
Common Namegiant applesnail
StateFL
CountyAlachua
LocalityNewnans Lake [E of Gainesville]
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameOklawaha
HUC8 Number03080102
HUC10 NamePaynes Prairie
HUC10 Number0308010211
HUC12 NameNewnans Lake
HUC12 Number030801021106
Map
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Collection Month11
Collection Year2007
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusestablished
CommentsMany egg masses observed.
Record TypePersonal communication
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Year Classadult


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2022]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [5/22/2022].

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