Sweetwater Creek Near Intersection Of State Road 9A And Philips Highway, Jacksonville, Duval County, Florida

      While exploring for terrestrial mollusks in southeastern Duval County on 10/10/2010, a Pomacea paludosa (Say, 1829) [Florida Applesnail] population was discovered in Sweetwater Creek adjacent to the exit ramp from State Road 9A to Philips Highway. Both live snails and empty shells were common.

Drainage ditch looking west northwest towards Philips Highway

Drainage ditch looking west northwest towards Philips Highway

Map of Pomacea drainage ditch

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