EPPO Global Database

Pomacea canaliculata(POMACA)

Distribution details in United States of America (Texas)

Situation
Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2007: Absent, invalid record
Comments
Rawling et al. (2007) concluded that the records in Texas were in fact P. insularum.
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.
------- Now considered to be a misidentification of P. insularum.