Pomacea bridgesi (*)
Pomacea bridgesi Reeve, 1856
Pomacea bridgesii, common names the Spike-topped apple snail or Mystery snail, is a South American species of freshwater snail with gills and an operculum, an aquatic gastropod mollusk in the family Ampullariidae.
* Pomacea bridgesii bridgesii (Reeve, 1856)
The native distribution of this snail is Bolivia, Brazil, Paraguay and Peru.
It is non-indigenous in Hawaii since 1960 (Pomacea bridgesii effusa), south-east Asia since 1980s and in Florida since early 1980s (Pomacea bridgesii effusa).
* Czech Republic as a "hothouse alien"
1. ^ 2007 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Cited 14 April 2008.
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