Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID118130
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusDreissena
Speciespolymorpha
Common Namezebra mussel
StateIN
CountyKosciusko
LocalityBig Chapman Lake [~4 mi. SE of Leesburg, IN]
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameTippecanoe
HUC8 Number05120106
HUC10 NameWalnut Creek-Tippecanoe River
HUC10 Number0512010602
HUC12 NamePike Lake-Deeds Creek
HUC12 Number051201060202
Map
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Collection Year1998
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker on small watercraft
Statusestablished
CommentsReceived this report from Brian Lang, Indiana DNR, 12/9/98.
Record TypePersonal communication
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Year Classadult


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [8/10/2020].

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