Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID935251
GroupMollusks-Gastropods
GenusPomacea
Speciesmaculata
Common Namegiant applesnail
StateFL
CountyOrange
LocalityEagle Nest Park, Orlando, Western edge of marsh
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameKissimmee
HUC8 Number03090101
HUC10 NameBig Sand Lake
HUC10 Number0309010103
HUC12 NameBig Sand Lake
HUC12 Number030901010301
Map
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Collection Day28
Collection Month4
Collection Year2009
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayreleased aquarium
Statusestablished
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
CommentsOccasional
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2023]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [1/30/2023].

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