Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID283642
GroupMollusks-Gastropods
GenusPomacea
Speciesmaculata
Common Namegiant applesnail
StateGA
CountyPierce
Localitya pond off US Highway 84 just off the Alabaha River
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameSatilla
HUC8 Number03070201
HUC10 NameHurricane Creek-Alabaha River
HUC10 Number0307020110
HUC12 NameBaxter Branch-Alabaha River
HUC12 Number030702011004
Map
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Collection Year2011
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:24723
Author:Wilde, S., R. Haynie, S. Robertson, J. Byers, B. McDowell, and L. Pintor.
Date:2012
Title:Spread and ecological impacts of the invasive Island apple snail (Pomacea insularum).
Publisher:Georgia Department of Natural Resources Research
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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