Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID263619
GroupMollusks-Gastropods
GenusPomacea
Speciesmaculata
Common Namegiant applesnail
StateFL
CountyCollier
LocalityTamiami Canal, from Royal Palm Hammock to the Faka Union Canal, ~13 miles SE of Naples
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameBig Cypress Swamp
HUC8 Number03090204
HUC10 NameUnion Canal
HUC10 Number0309020404
HUC12 NameLower Union Canal
HUC12 Number030902040406
Map
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Collection Day17
Collection Month9
Collection Year2009
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusestablished
Record TypePersonal communication
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected100s
Year Classegg masses
Photo
Pomacea insularum


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2024]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [6/20/2024].

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