EPPO Global Database

Pomacea canaliculata(POMACA)

Distribution details in Japan

Situation
Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2008: Present, no details
First recorded in: 1980s
Comments
Heaviest damage are reported from Kyushu island.
References
* NAPPO Alert of 2001-07-13.

* Matsukura K, Okuda M, Kubota K, Wada T (2008) Genetic divergence of the genus Pomacea (Gastropoda: Ampullariidae) distributed in Japan, and a simple molecular method to distinguish P. canaliculata and P. insularum. Applied Entomology and Zoology 43(4), 535-540.

* Yoichi Y, Takashi W (2003) Current status of the apple snail Pomacea canaliculata in Japan. Proceedings of the special Working Group on the golden apple snail (Pomacea spp.). (7th ICMAM, Los Baños, PH, 2003-01-25). http://applesnail.net/pestalert/conferences/icam07/