Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID117309
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusDreissena
Speciesrostriformis
Subspeciesbugensis
Common Namequagga mussel
StateMO
CountySt. Charles
LocalityMississippi River about 60 miles N of St. Louis (~R.M. 236) in a side channel around several chevron dikes.
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NamePeruque-Piasa
HUC8 Number07110009
HUC10 NamePeruque Creek-Mississippi River
HUC10 Number0711000901
HUC12 NameCuivre Island-Mississippi River
HUC12 Number071100090106
Map
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Collection Year1995
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker on small watercraft
Statusunknown
CommentsThis report from Zebra Mussel Update No. 24, published by Wisconsin Sea Grant in early 1995.
Record TypePersonal communication
VerifierS.Jerrine Nichols, USGS biologist, Ann Arbor, MI
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected3
Year Classjuvenile
Size< 4 mm


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [9/23/2021].

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