Specimen Information

Potamopyrgus antipodarum
Potamopyrgus antipodarum
(New Zealand mudsnail)
Mollusks-Gastropods
Exotic

Specimen ID52684
GroupMollusks-Gastropods
GenusPotamopyrgus
Speciesantipodarum
Common NameNew Zealand mudsnail
StateNY
CountyNiagara
LocalityLake Ontario near Wilson
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLake Ontario
HUC8 Number04150200
HUC10 NameLake Ontario
HUC10 Number0415020002
HUC12 NameLake Ontario
HUC12 Number041502000200
Map
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Collection Month10
Collection Year1991
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker with stocked fish
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:9363
Author:Zaranko, D.T., D.G. Farara, and F.G. Thompson
Date:1997
Title:Another exotic mollusc in the Laurentian Great Lakes: the New Zealand native Potamopyrgus antipodarum (Gray 1843)(Gastropoda, Hydrobiidae).
Journal:Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences
Volume:54
Pages:809-814
CommentsNone found there the previous year, 1990.
Record TypeLiterature
VerifierF.G. Thompson, Florida Mus. Nat. History, Gainesvi
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1301/m2


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [7/29/2021].

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