Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID275314
GroupMollusks-Gastropods
GenusPotamopyrgus
Speciesantipodarum
Common NameNew Zealand mudsnail
StateMT
CountyBeaverhead
LocalityBig Sheep Creek, Shearing Pen Gulch
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameRed Rock
HUC8 Number10020001
HUC10 NameBig Sheep Creek
HUC10 Number1002000108
HUC12 NameUpper Big Sheep Creek
HUC12 Number100200010802
Map
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Collection Day7
Collection Month8
Collection Year2003
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:19769
Author:Montana State University.
Date:2011
Title:New Zealand mudsnails in the Western USA dataset (1995-2010).
CommentsDensity = Abundant.
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Specimen ImpactDensities = > 2000 per sq. ft. No native snails found.


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [7/28/2021].

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