Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID275890
GroupMollusks-Gastropods
GenusPotamopyrgus
Speciesantipodarum
Common NameNew Zealand mudsnail
StateMT
CountyPark
LocalityYellowstone River, McConnell Landing
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameYellowstone Headwaters
HUC8 Number10070001
HUC10 NameGardner River-Yellowstone River
HUC10 Number1007000109
HUC12 NameReese Creek-Yellowstone River
HUC12 Number100700010907
Map
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Collection Day22
Collection Month11
Collection Year2002
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. The nzms were very abundant locally, especially since none were see here in April. This is most likely a annual population cycle starting in the Gardner River and working downstream. The snails rapidly thin out moving downstream.
Record TypeLiterature
Museum Cat NumberG1319
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [2/24/2020].

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