Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID117023
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusDreissena
Speciespolymorpha
Common Namezebra mussel
StateWI
CountyRusk
LocalityFlambeau River near Ladysmith, WI
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameFlambeau
HUC8 Number07050002
HUC10 NameLower Flambeau River
HUC10 Number0705000207
HUC12 NameThornapple Dam-Flambeau River
HUC12 Number070500020703
Map
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Collection Day30
Collection Month8
Collection Year1993
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker on small watercraft
Statusestablished
Record TypePersonal communication
Disposalpreserved
Museum Cat NumberDairyland Power Co.
VerifierPam Thiel, USFWS, Winona, MN
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Year Classveliger


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