Reference List

This list includes references used to derive specimen records as well as those with scientific name Melanoides tuberculata listed in key words.

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13575 Web Page Bishop Museum. 1997. Listing of species known from aquatic environments (brackish/fresh water) in the Hawaiian Islands. (Accessed 1997).
14638 Other Cut-and-paste reference not available due to unhandled reference type. Please contact support to request the addition of the 'Other' type.
26266 Database California Department of Fish and Game. 2009. California Aquatic Non-native Organism Database (CANOD). California Department of Fish and Game, Office of Spill Prevention and Response. Created on 03/08/2011. Accessed on 07/20/2011.
26635 Journal Article Clench, W.J. 1969. Melanoides tuberculata (Muller) in Florida. Nautilus 83:72.
38837 Journal Article Coelho, P.N., M.A. Fernandez, D.A.S. Cesar, A.M.C. Ruocco, and R. Henry. 2018. Updated distribution and range expansion of the gastropod invader Melanoides tuberculata (Müller, 1774) in Brazilian waters. BioInvasions Records 7(4):405-409.
10319 Report Cohen, A.N., and J.T. Carlton. 1995. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species in a United States Estuary, A Case Study of the Biological Invasions of the San Francisco Bay and Delta. A report for the United States Fish and Wildlife Service, Washington, DC and The National Sea Grant College Program Connecticut Sea Grant.
14639 Journal Article Contreras-Arquieta, A. 1998. New records of the snail Melanoides tuberculata (Muller, 1774) (Gastropoda: Thiaridae) in the Cuatro Cienegas basin, and its distribution in the state od Coahuila, Mexico. Southwestern Naturalist 43(2):283-286.
14642 Journal Article Contreras-Arquieta, A., G. Guajardo-Martinez, and S. Contreras-Balderas. 1995. Redescripcion de caracol exogeno Thiara (Melanoides) tuberculata (Muller, 1774) (Gastropoda: Thiaraidae) y su distribucion en Mexico. Publicaciones Biologicas 8(1-2):1-16.
14640 Journal Article Contreras-Arquieta, A., G. Guajardo-Martinez, and S. Contreras-Balderas. 1995. Thiara (Melanoides) tuberculata (Muller, 1774) (Gastropoda: Thiaridae), su probably impacto ecologico en Mexico. Publicaciones Biologicas 8(1-2):17-24.
39790 Book Chapter Courtenay, W.R., Jr. 1979. Biological impacts of introduced species and managment policy in Florida. Pages 237-257 in Mann, R, ed. Exotic species in mariculture. MIT Press. Cambridge, Mass.
524 Book Chapter Courtenay, W.R., Jr., and J.D. Williams. 1992. Dispersal of exotic species from aquaculture sources, with emphasis on freshwater fishes. Pages 49-81 in Rosenfield, A., and R. Mann, eds. Dispersal of living organisms into aquatic ecosystems. Maryland Sea Grant. College Park, MD.
362 Journal Article Dundee, D.S. 1974. Catalog of introduced mollusks of eastern North America (north of Mexico). Sterkiana 55:1-37.
14061 Journal Article Dundee, D.S., and A. Paine. 1977. Ecology of the snail Melanoides tuberculata (Müller), intermediate host of the human liver fluke (Opisthoris sinensis) in New Orleans, Louisiana. The Nautilus 91(1):17-20.
13013 Journal Article Edwards, R.J. 2001. New additions and persistence of the introduced fishes of the Upper San Antonio River, Bexar County, Texas. Texas Journal of Science 53(1):3-12.
32593 Database Florida Museum of Natural History. 2018. Florida Museum of Natural History inverstebrate zoology collection database. Florida Museum of Natural History, Gainesville, FL. Accessed on 03/15/2019.
33350 Journal Article Guimarães, C.T., C.P.D. Souza, and D.D.M. Soares. 2001. Possible competitive displacement of planorbids by Melanoides tuberculata in Minas Gerais, Brazil. Memórias do Instituto Oswaldo Cruz 96:173-176.
34093 Thesis or Dissertation Harding, S.F. 2016. Range expansion of an exotic Asian snail (Melanoides tuberculata) into central Texas rivers, and the parasitological consequences thereof. Unpublished M.S. thesis. Texas State University.
31165 Journal Article Harper, D.D., and A.M. Farag. 2017. The thermal regime and species composition of fish and invertebrates in Kelly Warm Spring, Grand Teton National Park, Wyoming. Western North American Naturalist 77(4):440-449.
35314 Journal Article Hayes, K.A., C.T. Tran, and R.H. Cowie. 2007. New records of alien Mollusca in the Hawaiian Islands: nonmarine snails and slugs (Gastropoda) associated with the horticultural trade. Bishop Museum Occasional Papers 96:54-63.
360 Report Howells, R.G. 1992. Annotated list of non-native fishes, mollusks, crustaceans, and aquatic plants, in Texas waters. Management Data Series No. 78. Texas Parks and Wildlife Department, Austin, TX.
31106 Web Page India Biodiversity Portal. 2018. Melanoides tuberculatus Müller, 1774. Accessed on 02/14/2018.
23814 Journal Article Karatayev, A.Y., L.E. Burlakova, V.A. Karatayev, and D.K. Padilla. 2009. Introduction, distribution, spread, and impacts of exotic freshwater gastropods in Texas. Hydrobiologia 619(1):181-194.
28081 Report Kingsley-Smith, P., A. Fowler, E. Gooding, and D. Knott. 2015. SCDNR Marine Resources Research Institute Report to GSARP. South Carolina Marine Resource Research Institute.
32630 Journal Article Ladd, H.L.A., and D.L. Rogowski. 2012. Egg predation and parasite prevalence in the invasive freshwater snail, Melanoides tuberculata (Müller, 1774) in a west Texas spring system. Aquatic Invasions 7(2):287-290.
34083 Journal Article López, E., Garrido-Olvera, L., F. Benavides-González, Z. Blanco-Martinez, R. Pérez-Castañeda, J.G. Sánchez-Martinez, A. Correa-Sandoval, M.L. Vázquez-Sauceda, and J.L. Rábago-Castro. 2019. New records of invasive mollusks Corbicula fluminea (Müller, 1774), Melanoides tuberculata (Müller, 1774) and Tarebia granifera (Lamarck, 1816) in the Vicente Guerrero Reservoir, Mexico. BioInvasions Records 8(3):640-652.
33299 Journal Article M. Bowie Kotrla. 1975. New geographical location for Philophthalmus sp. in Thiarid snails and waterfowl in Texas. Bulletin of the American Malacological Union 1971-1976:41-42.
24738 Journal Article Maciolek, J.A., and J.I. Ford. 1987. Macrofauna and environment of the Nanpil-Kiepw River, Ponape, Eastern Caroline Islands. Bulletin of Marine Science 41(2):623-632.
39328 Journal Article McClure, M.R. 2019. Novel Introduction for the invasive red-rim melania Melanoides tuberculata (muller) in Southwestern Texas. The Southwestern Naturalist 64(3/4):232-235.
27294 Journal Article Mehler, K., and K. Acharya. 2015. Size distribution and nutrient excretion of Melanoides tuberculata in a southern Nevada spring ecosystem. Western North American Naturalist 74(4):386-395.
14057 Conference Proceedings Mitchell, A. 2002. The preference of mollusk eating fish for three aquatic snails that vector fish trematodes (abstract only). Page 154 in Louisiana Sea Grant College Program, ed. Proceedings of the 4th International Symposium on Aquatic Animal Health, September 1–5, 2002.
14058 Conference Proceedings Mitchell, A. 2002. An exotic, tropical freshwater snail (Melanoides tuberculata): biology, distribution, impact and control (abstract only). Page 221 in Proceedings of the Annual Meeting of the World Aquaculture Society, January 27, 2002. World Aquaculture Society. Baton Rouge, LA.
14059 Conference Proceedings Mitchell, A. 2002. Preference of black carp for three aquatic snail species (abstract only). Page 220 in Proceedings of the Annual Meeting of the World Aquaculture Society, January 27, 2002. World Aquaculture Society. Baton Rouge, LA.
14052 Web Page Mitchell, A. 2004. Centrocestiasis: a serious gill trematode problem in cultured and wild fishes. [Abstract only].
14053 Web Page Mitchell, A. 2004. Reasons for the occurrences of massive trematode infestations in cultured fish. [Abstract only].
33302 Journal Article Mitchell, A. J., M. J. Salmon, D. G. Huffman, A. E. Goodwin, and T. M. Brandt. 2000. Prevalence and pathogenicity of a heterophyid trematode infecting the gills of an endangered fish, the fountain darter, in two central Texas spring‐fed rivers. Journal of Aquatic Animal Health 6:283-289.
14055 Book chapter Cut-and-paste reference not available due to unhandled reference type. Please contact support to request the addition of the 'Book chapter' type.
14054 Journal Article Mitchell, A., and T. Brandt. 2005. Temperature tolerance of the red-rim Melania melanoides tuberculatus, an extoic aquatic snail established in the United States. Transactions of the American Fisheries Society 134:126-131.
14056 Conference Proceedings Mitchell, A., and T. Brandt. 2003. Temperature tolerance of red-rimmed melania Melanoides tuberculata (Gastropoda: Prosobranchia:Thiaridae) (abstract only). Page 192 in Proceedings of the annual meeting of the World Aquaculture Society, 2003. World Aquaculture Society. Baton Rouge, LA.
24879 Journal Article Mitchell, A.J., M.S. Hobbs, and T.M. Brandt. 2007. The effect of chemical treatments on red-rim melania Melanoides tuberculata, an exotic aquatic snail that serves as a vector of trematodes to fish and other species in the USA. North American Journal of Fisheries Management 27:1287-1293.
34108 Journal Article Mitchell, A.J., R.M. Overstreet, A.E. Goodwin, and T.M. Brandt. 2005. Spread of an exotic fish-gill trematode: A far-reaching and complex problem. Reviews in Fish Health 30(8):11-38.
19769 Database Montana State University. 2011. New Zealand mudsnails in the Western USA dataset (1995-2010).
33877 Journal Article Morrison, M., B.P. Butterfield, S.G. Ross, C. Collins, A. Walde, J. Gray, J.B. Hauge, and E.C. Munscher. 2019. The diet of the eastern musk turtle (Sternotherus odoratus) as it pertains to invasive snail consumption in a freshwater spring habitat in Texas. Herpetology Notes 12:1133-1139.
361 Journal Article Murray, H.D. 1964. Tarebia granifera and Melanoides tuberculata in Texas. Annual Rept. to the Amer. Malacological Union 31(1964):15-16.
33312 Journal Article Murray, H.D. 1971. The introduction and spread of Thiarids in the United States. The Biologist 53(3):133-135.
363 Journal Article Murray, H.D. 1975. Melanoides tuberculata (Miller), Las Moras Creek, Bracketville, Texas. Bulletin of the American Malacological Union 1975:43.
32913 Journal Article Naranjo-García, E., and Z.G. Castillo-Rodríguez. 2017. First inventory of the introduced and invasive mollusks in Mexico. The Nautilus 131(2):107-126.
33648 Journal Article Nguma, J.F., McCullough, F.S., and E. Masha. 1982. Elimination of Biomphalaria pfeifferi, Bulinus tropicus and Lymnaea natalensis by the ampullarid snail, Marisa cornuarietis, in a man-made dam in northern Tanzania. Acta Tropica 39(1):85-90.
34097 Journal Article Ngupula, G.W., and R. Kayanda. 2010. Benthic macrofauna community composition, abundance and distribution in the Tanzanian and Ugandan inshore and offshore waters of Lake Victoria. African Journal of Aquatic Science 35(2):185-192.
33301 Journal Article Nollen, P.M., and H.D. Murray. 1978. Philophthalmus gralli: Identification, growth characteristics, and treatment of an oriental eyefluke of birds introduced into the continental United States. The Journal of Parasitology 64(1):178-180.
32452 Journal Article Oscoz, J., P. Tomds, and C. Duron. 2010. Review and new records of non-indigenous freshwater invertebrates in the Ebro River basin (Northeast Spain). Aquatic Invasions 5(3):263-284.
16115 Report Phelps, G.G., S.J. Walsh, G.M Gerwig, and W.B. Tate. 2004. Characterization of the hydrology, water chemistry and aquatic communities of selected springs in the St. Johns River Water Management District, Florida, 2004. US Geological Survey.
33351 Journal Article Pointier, J.P., J.L. Toffart, and M. Lefevre. 1991. Life tables of freshwater snails of the genus Biomphalaria (B. glabrata, B. alexandria, B. straminea) and of one of its competitors Melanoides tuberculata under laboratory conditions. Malacologia 33(1-2):43-54.
32622 Journal Article Rader, R.B., M.C. Belk, and M.J. Keleher. 2003. The Introduction of an Invasive Snail (Melanoides tuberculata) to Spring Ecosystems of the Bonneville Basin, Utah. Journal of Freshwater Ecology 18(4):647-657.
9283 Journal Article Roessler, M.A., G.L. Beardsley, and D.C. Tabb. 1977. New records of the introduced snail, Melanoides tuberculata (Mollusca: Thiaridae) in south Florida. Florida Scientist 40:87-94.
13201 Journal Article Ruiz, G.M., P.W. Fofonoff, J.T. Carlton, M.J. Wonham, and A.H. Hines. 2000. Invasion of coastal marine communities in North America: apparent patterns, processes, and biases. Annual Review of Ecological Systematics 31:481-531.
25737 Journal Article Russo, T.N. 1973. Discovery of the gastropod snail Melanoides (Thiara) tuberculata (Muller) in Florida. Biological Sciences 36(2-4):212-213.
14731 Journal Article Scholz, T., and G. Salgado-Maldonado. 2000. The introduction and dispersal on Centrocestus formanus (Nishigori, 1924) (Digenea: Heterophyidae) in Mexico: a review. American Midland Naturalist 143(1):185-200.
16059 Journal Article Smith, D.G., and J. Brousseau. 1996. Survey of the freshwater mollusks of St. John, U.S. Virgin Islands, with desciptions and anatomical details of two species. Caribbean Journal of Science 32(1):33-42.
31508 Database South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks. 2018. Aquatic invasive species by waterbody. South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks, Pierre, SD. Created on 09/14/2015. Accessed on 11/15/2018.
24739 Journal Article Sri-aroon, P., C. Lohachit, and M. Harada. 2004. Survey of brackish-water snails in eastern Thailand. Southeast Asian Journal of Tropical Medicine and Public Health 35(Suppl. 1):151-155.
9214 Journal Article Taylor, D.W. 1981. Freshwater mollusks of California: a distributional checklist. California Fish and Game 67(3):140-163.
9282 Web Page Thompson, F.G. 1999. An identification manual for the freshwater snails of Florida. Created on 07/08/2019. Accessed on 07/08/2019.
38859 Journal Article Tolley-Jordan, L.R., M.A. Chadwick, and J. K. Triplett. 2022. New records of digenetic trematodes infecting Melanoides tuberculata (O.F. Müller, 1774) in Florida, USA. International Journal of Field Research on Biological Invasions 11(1):149-164.
34111 Book Chapter Tolley-Jordan, L.R., and M.A. Chadwick. 2012. Centrocestus formosanus Nishigori (Asian-gill trematode). Pages 401-420 in Francis, R.A, ed. A handbook of global freshwater invasive species. Routledge.
14257 Web Page U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. 2005. National Wildlife Refuge System Invasive Species. (Last accessed 2006).
25944 Database Ueda, K., J. Belmonte, A. Shepard, P. Leary, and S. Loarie. 2021. California Academy of Sciences, San Francisco, CA. Accessed on 11/23/2021.
32887 Journal Article van Oosterhout, C., R.S. Mohammed, R. Xavier, J.F. Stephenson, G.A. Archard, F.A. Hockley, S.E. Perkins, and J. Cable. 2013. Invasive freshwater snails provide resource for native marine hermit crabs. Aquatic Invasions 8(2):185-191.
32662 Journal Article Vandiver, V.V. 1980. Hygrophila. Aquatics 2:4-11.
28787 Database Vinsel, R., and J. Tiemann. 2016. Exotic aquatic mollusk collections in the Illinois Natural History Survey. Illinois Natural History Survey, Champaign, IL. Created on 06/15/2016.
32477 Report Warren, G.L., and J. Bernatis. 2015. Status of the Ichetucknee Siltsnail (Floridobia mica) in Coffee Spring, Ichetucknee Springs State Park, Suwannee County, Florida, November 2015. Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, Gainesville, FL.
16242 Journal Article White, S.H., L.J. Duivenvoorden, L.D. Fabbro, and G.K. Eaglesham. 2006. Influence of intracellular toxin concentrations on cylindrospermopsin bioaccumulation in a freshwater gastropod (Melanoides tuberculata). Toxicon 47(5):497-509.
18558 Journal Article Williams, J.E., and D.W. Sada. 1985. Status of two endangered fishes, Cyprinodon nevadensis mionectes and Rhinichthys osculus nevadensis, from two springs in Ash Meadows, Nevada. The Southwestern Naturalist 30(4):475-484.
26709 Journal Article Work, K., and C. Mills. 2013. Rapid population growth countered high mortality in a demographic study of the invasive snail, Melanoides tuberculata (Müller, 1774), in Florida. Aquatic Invasions 8(4):417-425.
9212 Book Wu, Shi-Kuei. 1989. Natural History Inventory of Colorado, No. 11, Colorado freshwater mollusks. University of Colorado Museum, Boulder, Colorado 80309.


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