Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID242725
GroupMollusks-Gastropods
GenusPomacea
Speciesmaculata
Common Namegiant applesnail
StateTX
CountyHarris
Localitya waterbody in Cullen Park near Park View Drive and Barker Cypress Road [between Katy and Houston]
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameBuffalo-San Jacinto
HUC8 Number12040104
HUC10 NameAddicks Reservoir
HUC10 Number1204010402
HUC12 NameSouth Mayde Creek
HUC12 Number120401040203
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 [9/17/2019].

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