Snail Identification


Index

Infestation Levels (See this link for more info about New Zealand Mud Snail Infestation Levels)

Physids

Physids

Key identifying features:

Text and photo reference:
Johnson P.Quick and dirty guide to pond snails. Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Colorado Boulder.


Lymnaeids

Lymnaeids

Key identifying features:

Text and photo references:
Johnson P. Quick and dirty guide to pond snails. Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Colorado Boulder.




Invasive Species:

New Zealand Mud Snail

(Potamopyrgus antipodarum)

New Zealand Mud Snail
Photos from City of Bellevue

Key identifying features

Text reference::
Army Corps of Engineers Research and Deveopment Center. n.d. New Zealand Mud Snail [Internet]. [accessed 2012 Oct 2]. Available from: http://el.erdc.usace.army.mil/ansrp/potamopyrgus_antipodarum.pdf



Chinese Mystery Snail

Invasive snail

(Bellamya chinensis)

Chinese Mystery Snail

Key identifying features:


Text and photo reference:
Olden J. 2009. Guide to crayfish and Chinese Mystery Snail identification in WA [Internet]. University of Washington. [Accessed 2012 Oct 1]. Available from: http://fish.washington.edu/research/oldenlab/pdf/Guide%20to%20Crayfish&CMS%20Identification.pdf

For more information visit USGS Chinese Mystery Snail Fact Sheet: http://nas.er.usgs.gov/queries/FactSheet.aspx?SpeciesID=1045



Clams:

Asian Clam

Invasive Clam

(Corbicula fluminea)

Asian Clams

Key identifying features:

Text and photo reference:
Foster, A.M., P. Fuller, A. Benson, S. Constant, D. Raikow, J. Larson, and A. Fusaro. 2012. Corbicula fluminea. USGS Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database, Gainesville, FL. http://nas.er.usgs.gov/queries/FactSheet.aspx?speciesID=92