Specimen Information

Pomacea diffusa
Pomacea diffusa
(spike-topped applesnail)
Mollusks-Gastropods
Exotic

Specimen ID934883
GroupMollusks-Gastropods
GenusPomacea
Speciesdiffusa
Common Namespike-topped applesnail
StateFL
CountyAlachua
LocalityAlachua
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameSanta Fe
HUC8 Number03110206
HUC10 NameRiver Rise-Sante Fe River
HUC10 Number0311020605
HUC12 NameSanchez Prairie
HUC12 Number031102060501
Map
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Collection Day19
Collection Month1
Collection Year1981
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusunknown
Reference 1
Ref. Number:28234
Author:Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission
Date:2015
Title:Applesnail occurrences in Florida (Pomacea sp.), 1962-2015.
Publisher:Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission
CommentsSpecific location description not available. Was initially identified as Pomacea bridgesii.
Record TypeSpecimen
Disposalpreserved in ethanol
Museum Cat NumberUF 94022
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1


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