Specimen Information

Pomacea diffusa
Pomacea diffusa
(spike-topped applesnail)
Mollusks-Gastropods
Exotic

Specimen ID52342
GroupMollusks-Gastropods
GenusPomacea
Speciesdiffusa
Common Namespike-topped applesnail
StateFL
CountyMiami-Dade
Localitya fish pond, on eastern shore of Finger Lake in Miami, FL (Lake is bounded by SW 53rd Ave. and SW 55th Ave. and SW 101st St. and SW 105th St.)
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameFlorida Southeast Coast
HUC8 Number03090206
HUC10 NameTamiami Canal
HUC10 Number0309020615
HUC12 NameTamiami Canal
HUC12 Number030902061500
Map
+
Collection Year1966
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusunknown
Reference 1
Ref. Number:16344
Author:Clench, W.J.
Date:1966
Title:Pomacea bridgesi (Reeve) in Florida.
Journal:Nautilus
Volume:79
Issue:3
Pages:105
CommentsThe fish pond drains into Finger Lake. This species is sold by aquarium dealers. Identified as P. bridgesi in the original paper.
Record TypeLiterature
VerifierW. J. Clench
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


Disclaimer:

The data represented on this site vary in accuracy, scale, completeness, extent of coverage and origin. It is the user's responsibility to use these data consistent with their intended purpose and within stated limitations. We highly recommend reviewing metadata files prior to interpreting these data.

Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2022]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [12/3/2022].

Contact us if you are using data from this site for a publication to make sure the data are being used appropriately and for potential co-authorship if warranted.

For general information and questions about the database, contact Wesley Daniel. For problems and technical issues, contact Matthew Neilson.