Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID118428
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusDreissena
Speciespolymorpha
Common Namezebra mussel
StateMO
CountyJefferson
LocalityMeramec River at I-55 bridge crossing in St. Louis (south of city)
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameMeramec
HUC8 Number07140102
HUC10 NameMeramec River
HUC10 Number0714010210
HUC12 NameMeramec River
HUC12 Number071401021004
Map
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Collection Day17
Collection Month8
Collection Year1999
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker on small watercraft
Statusestablished
CommentsSubmitted by Sue Bruendermanm, MO DEC 11/23/99.
Record TypePersonal communication
Disposaldestroyed
VerifierDr. Chris Barnhart, SW Missouri State, Springfield
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Year Classadult
Size20 mm


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