Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID116390
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusDreissena
Speciespolymorpha
Common Namezebra mussel
StateIL
CountyCook
LocalityCalumet River in Riverdale, 3 miles west of O'Brien lock
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameChicago
HUC8 Number07120003
HUC10 NameCalumet Sag Channel-Little Calumet River
HUC10 Number0712000304
HUC12 NameGrand Calumet River-Little Calumet River
HUC12 Number071200030407
Map
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Collection Day6
Collection Month9
Collection Year1991
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker on small watercraft
Statusestablished
Record TypePersonal communication
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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