Specimen Information

Melanoides tuberculata
Melanoides tuberculata
(red-rim melania)
Mollusks-Gastropods
Exotic

Specimen ID242038
GroupMollusks-Gastropods
GenusMelanoides
Speciestuberculata
Common Namered-rim melania
StateFL
CountyAlachua
LocalityHogtown Creek in Gainesville just southwest of SW 2nd Ave and NW 34th Street (next to Creekside Mall)
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameOklawaha
HUC8 Number03080102
HUC10 NamePaynes Prairie
HUC10 Number0308010211
HUC12 NameHogtown Creek
HUC12 Number030801021103
Map
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Collection Day9
Collection Month12
Collection Year2007
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusestablished
CommentsShells collected, common at site.
Record TypePersonal communication
Disposalpreserved dry
Museum Cat NumberUSGS-Gainesville FL
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected2
Size17-26 mm
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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [12/3/2020].

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