Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID117279
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusDreissena
Speciespolymorpha
Common Namezebra mussel
StateIL
CountyCalhoun
LocalityIllinois River (R.M. 9) near Brussels, IL
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLower Illinois
HUC8 Number07130011
HUC10 NameSwan Lake-Illinois River
HUC10 Number0713001110
HUC12 NamePossum Creek-Illinois River
HUC12 Number071300111006
Map
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Collection Day3
Collection Month6
Collection Year1992
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker on small watercraft
Statusestablished
Record TypeSpecimen
Disposalpreserved
Museum Cat NumberINHS 13195
VerifierKevin Cummings, Illinois Natural History Survey
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected3


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [6/2/2020].

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