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Invasive and Exotic Mollusks

The following species have been listed on an invasive species list in North America. For more information on each species, including the listing sources, images, and publication links, click on the species.

68 Records


Subject Name Scientific Name Family Order Class
giant East African snail Achatina fulica Bowdich, 1822 Achatinidae Stylommatophora Gastropoda
European red slug Arion rufus (Linnaeus) Arionidae Stylommatophora Gastropoda
European brown snail Cornu aspersum (O. F. Müller, 1774) Helicidae Stylommatophora Gastropoda
white garden snail Theba pisana (Müller) Helicidae Stylommatophora Gastropoda
Subulina snail Subulina octona (Bruguière) Subulinidae Stylommatophora Gastropoda
heath snail Xerolenta obvia Menke Hygromiidae Stylommatophora Gastropoda
channeled apple snail Pomacea canaliculata Lamarck, 1819 Ampullariidae Architaenioglossa Gastropoda
slugs Arion spp. Ferussac, 1819 Arionidae Stylommatophora Gastropoda
Spanish slug Arion lusitanicus Mabille Arionidae Stylommatophora Gastropoda
vineyard snail Cernuella virgata Da Costa Hygromiidae Stylommatophora Gastropoda
snail Cernuella cisalpina (Rossmaessler, 1837) Hygromiidae Stylommatophora Gastropoda
dusky slug Arion subfuscus (Draparnaud) Arionidae Stylommatophora Gastropoda
zebra mussel Dreissena polymorpha (Pallas) Dreissenidae Veneroida Bivalvia
slug Sarasinula plebeia (P. Fischer, 1868) Veronicellidae Systellommatophora Gastropoda
Cartusian snail Monacha cartusiana (Müller, 1774) Hygromiidae Stylommatophora Gastropoda
Ovachlamys fulgens Ovachlamys fulgens (Gude, 1900) Helicarionidae Eupulmonata Gastropoda
Budapest slug Tandonia budapestensis Hazay, 1881 Milacidae Stylommatophora Gastropoda
garden zachrysia Zachrysia provisoria (Pfeiffer, 1858) Camaenidae Stylommatophora Gastropoda
veined rapa whelk Rapana venosa (Valenciennes, 1846) Muricidae Caenogastropoda Gastropoda
pointed snail Cochlicella acuta (Muller, 1774) Helicidae Stylommatophora Gastropoda
wrinkled helicellid Candidula intersecta (Poiret, 1801) Helicidae Stylommatophora Gastropoda
giant ramshorn snail Marisa cornuarietis (Linnaeus, 1758) Ampullariidae Architaenioglossa Gastropoda
Hygromiid snail Monacha syriaca Ehrenberg, 1831 Hygromiidae Stylommatophora Gastropoda
kentish gardensnail Monacha cantiana (Montagu, 1803) Hygromiidae Stylommatophora Gastropoda
New Zealand mud snail Potamopyrgus antipodarum (J.E. Gray, 1853) Hydrobiidae Stylommatophora Gastropoda
two striped slug Veronicella cubensis (Pfeiffer, 1840) Veronicellidae Systellommatophora Gastropoda
sloan leatherleaf slug Veronicella sloanei (Cuvier, 1817) Veronicellidae Systellommatophora Gastropoda
Asian clam Corbicula fluminea (O.F. Müller, 1774) Cyrenidae Veneroida Bivalvia
red-rim melania Melanoides tuberculatus (Muller, 1774) Thiaridae Caenogastropoda Gastropoda
apple snails Pomacea spp. (Reeve, 1856) Ampullariidae Architaenioglossa Gastropoda
snails Cernuella spp. Schluter, 1838 Hygromiidae Stylommatophora Gastropoda
banded caracol Caracolus marginella (Gmelin) Camaenidae Stylommatophora Gastropoda
green mussel Musculista senhousia (Benson, 1842) Mytilidae Mytiloida Bivalvia
spiketop applesnail Pomacea bridgesii (Reeve, 1856) Ampullariidae Architaenioglossa Gastropoda
vagrant scrubsnail Praticolella griseola (Pfeiffer, 1841) Polygyridae Stylommatophora Gastropoda
island applesnail Pomacea maculata Perry, 1810 Ampullariidae Architaenioglossa Gastropoda
Caribbean land snail Cepolis varians (Menke, 1829) Helminthoglyptidae Stylommatophora Gastropoda
Japanese mysterysnail Cipangopaludina japonica (von Martens, 1861) Viviparidae Architaenioglossa Gastropoda
West Indian topsnail Cittarium pica (Linnaeus, 1758) Trochidae Archaeogastropoda Gastropoda
lake merritt cuthona Cuthona perca (Er. Marcus, 1958) Tergipedidae Nudibranchia Gastropoda
marine nudibranch Glossodoris sedna (Ev. Marcus and Er. Marcus, 1967) Chromodorididae Nudibranchia Gastropoda
winkle sea snail Littorina littorea (Linnaeus, 1758) Littorinidae Littorinimorpha Gastropoda
blacktip shipworm Lyrodus pedicellatus (de Quatrefages, 1849) Teredinidae Myoida Bivalvia
Charua mussel Mytella charruana (d'Orbigny, 1842) Mytilidae Mytiloida Bivalvia
green mussel Perna viridis (Linnaeus, 1758) Mytilidae Mytiloida Bivalvia
Pacific pearl-oyster Pinctada margaritifera (Linnaeus, 1758) Pteriidae Pterioida Bivalvia
boring clam Tridacna crocea Lamarck, 1819 Tridacnidae Veneroida Bivalvia
small giant clam Tridacna maxima Roding, 1798 Tridacnidae Veneroida Bivalvia
pointed snail Cochlicella spp. A. Férussac, 1821 Helicidae Stylommatophora Gastropoda
milk snail Otala lactea (Muller, 1774) Helicidae Stylommatophora Gastropoda
roman snail Helix pomatia Linnaeus, 1758 Helicidae Stylommatophora Gastropoda
girdled snail Hygromia cinctella (Draparnaud, 1801) Hygromiidae Stylommatophora Gastropoda
mysterysnails Cipangopaludina spp. Hannibal, 1912 Viviparidae Architaenioglossa Gastropoda
quagga mussel Dreissena bugensis Andrusov, 1897 Dreissenidae Veneroida Bivalvia
brown mussel Perna perna Mytilidae Mytiloida Bivalvia
amber snail Calcisuccinea dominicensis (Pfeiffer) Succineidae Stylommatophora Gastropoda
black-striped mussel Mytilopsis salleii (Recluz, 1849) Dreissenidae Veneroida Bivalvia
Chinese mystery snail Cipangopaludina chinensis malleata Viviparidae Architaenioglossa Gastropoda
giant coxcomb oyster Hyotissa hyotis (Linnaeus, 1758) Gryphaeidae Ostreoida Bivalvia
spiketop applesnail Pomacea diffusa Blume, 1957 Ampullariidae Architaenioglossa Gastropoda
Indo-Pacific shipworm Lyrodus medilobatus (Edmondson, 1942) Teredinidae Myoida Bivalvia
quilted melania Tarebia granifera (Lamarck, 1822) Thiaridae Caenogastropoda Gastropoda
decollate snail Rumina decollata (Linnaeus, 1758) Subulinidae Stylommatophora Gastropoda
faucet snail Bithynia tentaculata (Linnaeus, 1758) Bithyniidae Neotaenioglossa Gastropoda
Chinese mysterysnail Bellamya chinensis (Reeve 1863) Viviparidae Architaenioglossa Gastropoda
Japanese mysterysnail Bellamya japonica (von Martens 1861) Viviparidae Architaenioglossa Gastropoda
Chinese mysterysnail Cipangopaludina chinensis (Gray, 1834) Viviparidae Architaenioglossa Gastropoda
golden mussel Limnoperna fortunei (Dunker, 1857) Mytilidae Mytiloida Bivalvia


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