Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID116998
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusDreissena
Speciesbugensis
Common Namequagga mussel
StateNY
CountyNiagara
LocalityLake Ontario at 30-Mile Point (11 miles east of Olcott), New York
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLake Ontario
HUC8 Number04280002
HUC10 NameLake Ontario
HUC10 Number0428000202
HUC12 NameLake Ontario
HUC12 Number042800020200
Map
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Collection Day10
Collection Month6
Collection Year1992
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayshipping
Statusestablished
Record TypePersonal communication
VerifierEd Mills, Cornell U.
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Year Classadult
Size5 - 27 mm


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