Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID643602
GroupMollusks-Gastropods
GenusPomacea
Speciesmaculata
Common Namegiant applesnail
StateGA
CountyGlynn
Localitythree ponds and two water hazard ditches on the Sea Island Retreat golf course on St. Simons Island
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameCumberland-St. Simons
HUC8 Number03070203
HUC10 NameBrunswick River-Atlantic Ocean
HUC10 Number0307020302
HUC12 NameMackay River-Frontal Atlantic Ocean
HUC12 Number030702030203
Map
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Collection Day27
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.
Record TypePersonal communication
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Year Classadults, eggs
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