Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID116191
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusDreissena
Speciespolymorpha
Common Namezebra mussel
StateIL
CountyPike
LocalityIllinois River (R.M. 60), upstream from Florence, IL
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLower Illinois
HUC8 Number07130011
HUC10 NameHurricane Creek-Illinois River
HUC10 Number0713001108
HUC12 NameBlue Creek
HUC12 Number071300110802
Map
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Collection Day19
Collection Month6
Collection Year1991
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker on small watercraft
Statusestablished
Record TypePersonal communication
Disposalformalin
Museum Cat NumberIl.Nat.Hist.Surv.-Champaign
VerifierK.Douglas Blodgett,IL Nat.Hist.Surv., Havana IL 62
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Year Classadult
Size18.9 mm


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [9/23/2021].

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