Specimen Information

Dreissena polymorpha
Dreissena polymorpha
(zebra mussel)
Mollusks-Bivalves
Exotic

Specimen ID116132
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusDreissena
Speciespolymorpha
Common Namezebra mussel
StateIL
CountyFulton
LocalityIllinois River (R.M. 110.5), at Bath Chute, a side channel of the river [below Havana]
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLower Illinois-Lake Chautauqua
HUC8 Number07130003
HUC10 NameWilson Creek-Illinois River
HUC10 Number0713000310
HUC12 NameEast Branch Illinois River
HUC12 Number071300031003
Map
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Collection Day18
Collection Month7
Collection Year1991
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker on small watercraft
Statusestablished
Record TypeSpecimen
Disposalpreserved
Museum Cat NumberINHS 11882
VerifierDr. David Stansberry, Ohio State University
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Year Classadult
Size25 mm


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