Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID52738
GroupMollusks-Gastropods
GenusMelanoides
Speciestuberculata
Common Namered-rim melania
StateTX
CountyComal
LocalityComal River, New Braunfels, TX
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameMiddle Guadalupe
HUC8 Number12100202
Map
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Collection Month5
Collection Year1997
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusestablished
CommentsThis was a study conducted through April 1998, Occurrence and pathogenicity of a heterophyid trematode infecting the gills of an endangered fish Etheostoma fonticola in two Central Texas spring-fed rivers.
Record TypePersonal communication
VerifierTom Brandt, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, San Ma
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected2279


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [10/27/2020].

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