Specimen Information

Potamopyrgus antipodarum
Potamopyrgus antipodarum
(New Zealand mudsnail)
Mollusks-Gastropods
Exotic

Specimen ID253902
GroupMollusks-Gastropods
GenusPotamopyrgus
Speciesantipodarum
Common NameNew Zealand mudsnail
StateIL
CountyLake
LocalityLake Michigan, south of Waukegan Harbor
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLake Michigan
HUC8 Number04060200
HUC10 NameLake Michigan
HUC10 Number0406020000
HUC12 NameLake Michigan
HUC12 Number040602000000
Map
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Collection Day4
Collection Month10
Collection Year2007
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayunknown
Statusestablished
CommentsIn water approximately 7.5 m deep on a cement brick enclosed with a mesh cage. The brick had been in the water for 2 years and 3.5 months when retrieved.
Record TypePersonal communication
VerifierIllinois Natural History Sturvey
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Size4.4 mm


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [7/24/2021].

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