Specimen Information

Pomacea maculata
Pomacea maculata
(giant applesnail)
Mollusks-Gastropods
Exotic

Specimen ID615271
GroupMollusks-Gastropods
GenusPomacea
Speciesmaculata
Common Namegiant applesnail
StateMS
CountyJackson
Localityconstructed wetland water treatment pond at West Jackson County Land Treatment Facility
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameMississippi Coastal
HUC8 Number03170009
HUC10 NameTuxachanie Creek-Tchoutacabouffa River
HUC10 Number0317000904
HUC12 NameBayou Costapia
HUC12 Number031700090402
Map
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Collection Day23
Collection Month9
Collection Year2013
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusestablished
CommentsEggs masses present. See voucher photos.
Record TypePersonal communication
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Year Classadults, eggs
Photo
Pomacea maculata
Pomacea maculata


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2024]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [4/21/2024].

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