Pomacea diffusa Blume, 1957 [Spiketop Applesnail] In Duval County, Florida

High Spired Freak

    This Pomacea diffusa high spired freak, pictured on the right and measuring 64 mm., was found in the drainage ditch near the Kentucky Fried Chicken restaurant on 6/27/2009. The specimen pictured on the left (46 mm.), although faded, is more typical of the specimens found in the drainage system.

Also see: Physella heterostropha (Say, 1817) Pewter Physa