Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID1319986
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusDreissena
Speciespolymorpha
Common Namezebra mussel
StateIN
CountyPorter
LocalityLake Michigan, [5 mi NW] Chesterton
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLake Michigan
HUC8 Number04190000
HUC10 NameLake Michigan
HUC10 Number0419000002
HUC12 NameLake Michigan
HUC12 Number041900000200
Map
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Collection Day13
Collection Month4
Collection Year2001
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayshipping ballast water
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:28787
Author:Vinsel, R., and J. Tiemann
Date:2016
Title:Exotic aquatic mollusk collections in the Illinois Natural History Survey.
Publisher:Illinois Natural History Survey
Record TypeSpecimen
DisposalINHS
Museum Cat NumberINHS 27627
VerifierK.S. Cummings 4/2003
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected4
Number Preserved4


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