EPPO Global Database

Pomacea canaliculata(POMACA)

Distribution details in United States of America

Situation
Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2007: Present, restricted distribution
Comments
NAPPO Alert of 2001-07-13: recently found in Texas. Now presents a risk to US rice crops.

Rawling et al. (2007) considered that in the continental USA, P. canaliculata occurs only in Arizona and California and that the records in Florida and Texas were in fact P. haustrum and P. insularum, respectively.
References
* Rawlings TA, Hayes AK, Cowie RH, Collins TM (2007) The identity, distribution, and impacts of non-native apple snails in the continental United States. BMC Evolutionary Biology 7(97). Available online: http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2148-7-97.pdf

* NAPPO Alert of 2001-07-13.
------- Present, restricted distribution