Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID626428
GroupMollusks-Gastropods
GenusMelanoides
Speciestuberculata
Common Namered-rim melania
StateNV
CountyClark
LocalityLake Mead, approximately 1/3 mile south of the access road/boat ramp to Boulder Beach in Lake Mead National Recreation Area
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLake Mead
HUC8 Number15010005
HUC10 NameGypsum Wash-Colorado River
HUC10 Number1501000513
HUC12 NameHemenway Wash
HUC12 Number150100051309
Map
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Collection Day14
Collection Month1
Collection Year2014
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayunknown
Statusunknown
CommentsOnly found one shell on the drift line, but only searched for about 5 minutes.
Record TypePersonal communication
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [9/16/2021].

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