Specimen Information

Dreissena rostriformis bugensis
Dreissena rostriformis bugensis
(quagga mussel)
Mollusks-Bivalves
Exotic

Specimen ID116991
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusDreissena
Speciesrostriformis
Subspeciesbugensis
Common Namequagga mussel
StateNY
CountyJefferson
LocalityLake Ontario near Cape Vincent, New York
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameHeadwaters St. Lawrence River
HUC8 Number04150309
HUC10 NameHeadwaters St. Lawrence River
HUC10 Number0415030900
HUC12 Name041503090000
HUC12 Number041503090000
Map
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Collection Month11
Collection Year1991
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayshipping
Statusestablished
CommentsReported in Dreissena polymorpha Information Review Vol. 3(3)
Record TypePersonal communication
VerifierEllen Marsden, Illinois Natural History Survey
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Size16 -36 mm


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [9/16/2021].

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