Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID117009
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusDreissena
Speciesrostriformis
Subspeciesbugensis
Common Namequagga mussel
StateNY
CountyNiagara
LocalityNiagara River near Erie Canal (Tonawanda, New York)
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameNiagara
HUC8 Number04120104
HUC10 NameNiagara River
HUC10 Number0412010406
HUC12 NameTwomile Creek-Niagara River
HUC12 Number041201040601
Map
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Collection Day30
Collection Month6
Collection Year1992
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayshipping
Statusestablished
CommentsReported in Dreissena polymorpha Information Review Vol. 3(3)
Record TypePersonal communication
VerifierEd Mills, Cornell University
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Size10 - 18 mm


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [9/24/2021].

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