Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID117673
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusDreissena
Speciespolymorpha
Common Namezebra mussel
StatePA
CountyAllegheny
LocalityOhio River (R.M. 13.3) at Dashields L&D near Edgeworth, PA
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameUpper Ohio
HUC8 Number05030101
HUC10 NameMontour Run-Ohio River
HUC10 Number0503010103
HUC12 NameMcCabe Run-Ohio River
HUC12 Number050301010307
Map
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Collection Day20
Collection Month3
Collection Year1997
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker on small watercraft
Statusestablished
Record TypePersonal communication
Disposalpreserved
Museum Cat NumberUSACOE-Pittsburgh, PA
VerifierU.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Pittsburgh, PA
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected20
Size19 -32 mm


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