EPPO Global Database

Pomacea canaliculata(POMACA)

Distribution details in Chile

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2016: Present, no details
First recorded in: 2008
The species was found in the coast of Choapa (IV Region of Coquimbo).
* Letelier S & Soto-Acuña S (2008) Registro de Pomacea sp. (Gastropoda: Ampullaridae) en Chile. Amici Molluscarum 16: 6-13.

* Letelier S, Rebolledo A, Báez P, Fabres A, Soto-Acuña S, Jackson D, et al. (2016) The highly invasive freshwater apple snail Pomacea canaliculata (Gastropoda: Ampullariidae) in northern Chile: morphological and molecular confirmation. Journal of Zoology Studies 3(5): 119–128.
Situation in neighbouring countries
Country State Status
Argentina Present, no details view...
Bolivia Present, no details view...
Peru Present, restricted distribution view...