Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID250225
GroupMollusks-Gastropods
GenusPomacea
Speciesmaculata
Common Namegiant applesnail
StateSC
CountyHorry
Localitya retention pond in Socastee
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameWaccamaw
HUC8 Number03040206
HUC10 NameSocastee Swamp-Waccamaw River
HUC10 Number0304020609
HUC12 NameSocastee Swamp-Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway
HUC12 Number030402060906
Map
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Collection Day4
Collection Month5
Collection Year2008
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusestablished
CommentsLive specimens collected, eggs masses present from Laurel Woods Trailer Park. More shells, both juvenile and adult have been found in a wetland drainage area outside the property boundaries and in another retention pond on the edge of the property.
Record TypePersonal communication
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected12
Year Classadult
Photo
Pomacea insularum


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