Specimen Information

Melanoides tuberculata
Melanoides tuberculata
(red-rim melania)
Mollusks-Gastropods
Exotic

Specimen ID50415
GroupMollusks-Gastropods
GenusMelanoides
Speciestuberculata
Common Namered-rim melania
StateTX
CountyKinney
LocalityLas Moras Creek, Bracketville
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameElm-Sycamore
HUC8 Number13080001
Map
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Collection Year1971
Year AccuracyEstimated
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statuscollected
Reference 1
Ref. Number:23814
Author:Karatayev, A.Y., L.E. Burlakova, V.A. Karatayev, and D.K. Padilla
Date:2009
Title:Introduction, distribution, spread, and impacts of exotic freshwater gastropods in Texas.
Journal:Hydrobiologia
Volume:619
Issue:1
Pages:181-194
Reference 2
Ref. Number:363
Author:Murray, H.D.
Date:1975
Title:Melanoides tuberculata (Miller), Las Moras Creek, Bracketville, Texas.
Journal:Bulletin of the American Malacological Union
Volume:1975
Pages:43
Reference 3
Ref. Number:360
Author:Howells, R.G.
Date:1992
Title:Annotated list of non-native fishes, mollusks, crustaceans, and aquatic plants, in Texas waters. Management Data Series No. 78.
Publisher:Texas Parks and Wildlife Department
Pages:19 p.
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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