Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID242722
GroupMollusks-Gastropods
GenusPomacea
Speciesmaculata
Common Namegiant applesnail
StateFL
CountyPasco
LocalityHillsborough River near Crystal Springs [just S of Zephyrhills]
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameHillsborough
HUC8 Number03100205
HUC10 NameHillsborough River Headwaters
HUC10 Number0310020502
HUC12 NameIndian Creek-Hillsborough River
HUC12 Number031002050205
Map
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Collection Year2007
Year AccuracyPublication Year
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusestablished
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
Verifier
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [9/19/2019].

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