Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID52430
GroupMollusks-Gastropods
GenusMelanoides
Speciestuberculata
Common Namered-rim melania
StateFL
CountyMiami-Dade
LocalityLake Osceola [University Lake] on University of Miami campus in Coral Gables, FL
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameFlorida Southeast Coast
HUC8 Number03090206
HUC10 NameTamiami Canal
HUC10 Number0309020615
HUC12 NameTamiami Canal
HUC12 Number030902061500
Map
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Collection Month9
Collection Year1966
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:26635
Author:Clench, W.J.
Date:1969
Title:Melanoides tuberculata (Muller) in Florida.
Journal:Nautilus
Volume:83
Pages:72
Reference 2
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. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [6/20/2021].

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