Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID116194
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusDreissena
Speciespolymorpha
Common Namezebra mussel
StateIL
CountyTazewell
LocalityIllinois River (R.M. 142), downstream of Kingston Mines, IL
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLower Illinois-Lake Chautauqua
HUC8 Number07130003
HUC10 NameSister Creek-Illinois River
HUC10 Number0713000306
HUC12 NameLittle Lamaresh Creek-Illinois River
HUC12 Number071300030601
Map
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Collection Day24
Collection Month7
Collection Year1991
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker on small watercraft
Statusestablished
CommentsSpecimen collected alive.
Record TypeSpecimen
Disposalformalin
Museum Cat NumberINHS 13135
VerifierK.Douglas Blodgett,IL Nat.Hist.Surv., Havana IL 62
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Year Classadult
Size22 mm


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2022]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [9/27/2022].

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