Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID643601
GroupMollusks-Gastropods
GenusPomacea
Speciesmaculata
Common Namegiant applesnail
StateGA
CountyCamden
Localitya detention pond at St. Mary's aquatic center
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameSt. Marys
HUC8 Number03070204
HUC10 NameLower St. Marys River
HUC10 Number0307020409
HUC12 NameJolly River
HUC12 Number030702040907
Map
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Collection Day28
Collection Month6
Collection Year2011
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:26874
Author:Robertson, S.M.
Date:2014
Title:Potential threats of the exotic apple snail Pomacea insularum to aquatic ecosystems in Georgia and Florida.
Publisher:University of Georgia
Pages:51 pp.
CommentsAdults and egg masses are abundant here.
Record TypePersonal communication
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Year Classadults, eggs
Photo
Pomacea maculata


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