Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID52475
GroupMollusks-Gastropods
GenusMelanoides
Speciestuberculata
Common Namered-rim melania
StateCA
CountyRiverside
Localityditch in Riverside County, CA
Mapping AccuracyCentroid
Map
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Collection Year1972
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statuscollected
Reference 1
Ref. Number:10319
Author:Cohen, A.N., and J.T. Carlton.
Date:1995
Title:Nonindigenous Aquatic Species in a United States Estuary, A Case Study of the Biological Invasions of the San Francisco Bay and Delta.
Journal:Report for USFWS, WA DC, and Connecticut Sea Grant
Publisher:A report for the United States Fish and Wildlife Service, Washington, DC and The National Sea Grant College Program Connecticut Sea Grant.
Pages:246 pp
Reference 2
Ref. Number:9214
Author:Taylor, D.W.
Date:1981
Title:Freshwater mollusks of California: a distributional checklist.
Journal:California Fish and Game
Volume:67
Issue:3
Pages:140-163
CommentsNative from Africa to East Indies.
Record TypeLiterature
VerifierD.W. Taylor
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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