Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID902626
GroupMollusks-Gastropods
GenusPomacea
Speciesmaculata
Common Namegiant applesnail
StateLA
CountyJefferson Davis
LocalityMermentau River approximately two miles south of the US Hwy 90 bridge at the Acadia-Jeff Davis Parish line
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameMermentau
HUC8 Number08080202
HUC10 NameMermentau River-Lake Arthur
HUC10 Number0808020203
HUC12 NameKeystone Ditch-Mermentau River
HUC12 Number080802020301
Map
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Collection Day23
Collection Month11
Collection Year2015
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayunknown
Statusestablished
Comments108 eggs masses counted.
Record TypePersonal communication
VerifierLouisiana Dept. of Wildlife and Fisheries
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Year Classeggs
Photo
Pomacea maculata


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2024]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [7/22/2024].

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