Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID116455
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusDreissena
Speciespolymorpha
Common Namezebra mussel
StateOH
CountyPickaway
LocalityHargus Creek Lake near Circleville, Ohio (About 20 miles south of Columbus)
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLower Scioto
HUC8 Number05060002
HUC10 NameScippo Creek-Scioto River
HUC10 Number0506000204
HUC12 NameHargus Creek
HUC12 Number050600020401
Map
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Collection Day20
Collection Month8
Collection Year1992
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker on small watercraft
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:30975
Author:Wisse, J.
Date:1982
Title:Wildlife News
Publisher:Ohio Department of Natural Resources
Pages:4
CommentsYoung-of-the-year found attached to concrete catch basin in the spillway below the lake dam and on rocks in Hargus Creek 61 m below the dam.
Record TypePersonal communication
Disposalformalin
Museum Cat NumberOH Div.Wild.; OSU Zool.Dept
VerifierRay Petering, Tim Bader, John Wisse Ohio Div. Wil
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected50
Size1 - 32 mm


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