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 Number04190000
HUC10 NameLake Michigan
HUC10 Number0419000002
HUC12 NameLake Michigan
HUC12 Number041900000200
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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