Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID52429
GroupMollusks-Gastropods
GenusMelanoides
Speciestuberculata
Common Namered-rim melania
StateAZ
CountyMaricopa
LocalityPhoenix
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameLower Salt
HUC8 Number15060106
Map
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Collection Year1954
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusextirpated
Reference 1
Ref. Number:362
Author:Dundee, D.S.
Date:1974
Title:Catalog of introduced mollusks of eastern North America (north of Mexico).
Journal:Sterkiana
Volume:55
Pages:1-37
CommentsSee Murray, H.D. 1971. The introduction and spread of Thiarids in the United States. The Biologist 53(3): 133-135.
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [8/10/2020].

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