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Channeled Applesnail eggs

Pomacea canaliculata

Description:

small cluster of pinkish eggs, I also saw a cluster of white eggs, each eggs is about 2mm, South American in origin, this species is considered to be in the top 100 of the "World's Worst Invasive Alien Species".

Habitat:

urban/rural, near water

Notes:

I spotted a few of these egg clusters on concrete right beside a river near Dragon Bridge, a 600 year old bridge near Yangshuo.

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7 Comments

Dan Doucette
Dan Doucette 10 years ago

I can definitely see how you could think that, they look like a juicy raspberry up close, but probably don't taste as nice!

I thought that was a rasberry at first!

Dan Doucette
Dan Doucette 10 years ago

Thanks alice, I think you're right. Karen, I've just updated, thanks!

KarenL
KarenL 10 years ago

Very interesting! They do look like apple snail eggs so you might want to move this to Others.

alicelongmartin
alicelongmartin 10 years ago

Look at Noah's Apple Snail eggs.

alicelongmartin
alicelongmartin 10 years ago

I understand they are Snail eggs.

Sachin Zaveri
Sachin Zaveri 10 years ago

Stunning,

Dan Doucette
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Dan Doucette

Paracel Islands

Spotted on Jan 10, 2012
Submitted on May 5, 2012

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