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Pomacea paludosa (Florida applesnail)

Synonyms: Ampullaria caliginosa; Ampullaria paludosa; Pomacea paludosa pomacea

Wikipedia Abstract

Pomacea paludosa, common name the Florida applesnail, is a species of freshwater snail with an operculum, an aquatic gastropod mollusk in the family Ampullariidae, the apple snails.
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Alligator mississippiensis (Alligator, Gator, American alligator, Florida alligator, Mississippi alligator, Louisiana alligator.)[1]
Eudocimus albus (White Ibis)[2]
Rostrhamus sociabilis (Snail Kite)[3]


Parasitized by 
Angiostrongylus cantonensis (rat lungworm)[4]

Institutions (Zoos, etc.)

Institution Infraspecies / Breed 
Nat'l Mississippi River Museum & Aquar


North America;



Attributes / relations provided by 1Jorrit H. Poelen, James D. Simons and Chris J. Mungall. (2014). Global Biotic Interactions: An open infrastructure to share and analyze species-interaction datasets. Ecological Informatics. 2FOOD OF THE WHITE IBIS IN SOUTHERN FLORIDA, James A. Kushlan and Marilyn S. Kushlan, Florida Field Naturalist Vol. 3 Fall 1975, p. 31-38 3ALTERNATIVE FOODS OF A DIET SPECIALIST, THE SNAIL KITE, STEVEN R. BEISSINGER, The Auk 107: 327-333. April 1990 4Gibson, D. I., Bray, R. A., & Harris, E. A. (Compilers) (2005). Host-Parasite Database of the Natural History Museum, London
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