Specimen Information

Biomphalaria glabrata
Biomphalaria glabrata
(bloodfluke planorb)
Mollusks-Gastropods
Exotic

Specimen ID52345
GroupMollusks-Gastropods
GenusBiomphalaria
Speciesglabrata
Common Namebloodfluke planorb
StateFL
Localitystate non-specific
Mapping AccuracyCentroid
HUC8 NameSouth Atlantic-Gulf Region
HUC8 Number03000000
Map
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Collection Year1980
Year AccuracyPublication Year
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker
Statuscollected
Reference 1
Ref. Number:1316
Author:Burch, J.B., and J.L. Tottenham
Date:1980
Title:North American freshwater snails: species list, ranges and illustrations.
Journal:Walkerana - Transactions of the POETS Society
Volume:1
Issue:3
Pages:81-216
CommentsFound in at least a dozen locations from Jacksonville to Miami as early as 1913. Most are older collections from various museums with no collection dates.
Record TypeLiterature
DisposalMuseum of Comparative Zoology, Harvard University
Freshwater/MarineMarine


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