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Island Applesnail (eggs)

Pomacea insularum

Description:

Snail eggs cluster attached to plants rising above the water's surface.

Habitat:

Lakeside. Freshwater. Not indigenous to the USA.

Notes:

Looks like pink colored Styrofoam.

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3 Comments

1Sarah2
1Sarah2 8 years ago

Thanks for the info. Yes, it does look like the island applesnail.

KristalWatrous
KristalWatrous 8 years ago

Looks like those are probably the egg masses of an invasive apple snail species (Pomacea insularum, the island applesnail). Here's a link with info about snail eggs and invasive snails in FL: http://entnemdept.ufl.edu/creatures/misc...

ceherzog
ceherzog 8 years ago

Snail eggs! Not sure of the species.

1Sarah2
Spotted by
1Sarah2

Largo, Florida, USA

Lat: 27.88, Long: -82.78

Spotted on Oct 15, 2011
Submitted on Oct 20, 2011

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