Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID117291
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusDreissena
Speciespolymorpha
Common Namezebra mussel
StateIL
CountyRandolph
LocalityMississippi River (upper R.M. 106) 4 river miles downriver from Chester
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameUpper Mississippi-Cape Girardeau
HUC8 Number07140105
HUC10 NameCinque Hommes Creek-Mississippi River
HUC10 Number0714010503
HUC12 NameRockwood Island-Mississippi River
HUC12 Number071401050306
Map
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Collection Day12
Collection Month11
Collection Year1994
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker on small watercraft
Statusestablished
CommentsSpecimens collected dead.
Record TypeSpecimen
Disposalpreserved
Museum Cat NumberINHS 16928
VerifierKevin Cummings, Illinois Natural History Survey
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected3


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [10/13/2019].

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