Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID52604
GroupMollusks-Gastropods
GenusMelanoides
Speciestuberculata
Common Namered-rim melania
StateFL
CountyMiami-Dade
Localitymangrove areas adjacent to Biscayne Bay in the Matheson Hammock-Snapper Creek area of Coral Gables, FL
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameFlorida Southeast Coast
HUC8 Number03090206
HUC10 NameSouth Biscayne Bay
HUC10 Number0309020617
HUC12 NameSouth Biscayne Bay
HUC12 Number030902061700
Map
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Collection Year1977
Year AccuracyPublication Year
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:9283
Author:Roessler, M.A., G.L. Beardsley, and D.C. Tabb
Date:1977
Title:New records of the introduced snail, Melanoides tuberculata (Mollusca: Thiaridae) in south Florida.
Journal:Florida Scientist
Volume:40
Pages:87-94
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineBrackish


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [6/16/2021].

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