Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID1320009
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusDreissena
Speciesrostriformis
Subspeciesbugensis
Common Namequagga mussel
StateIL
CountyCook
LocalityLake Michigan, Chicago, Fullerton Beach
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NamePike-Root
HUC8 Number04040002
HUC10 NameWaukegan River-Frontal Lake Michigan
HUC10 Number0404000205
HUC12 NameDiversey Harbor-Frontal Lake Michigan
HUC12 Number040400020502
Map
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Collection Day9
Collection Month7
Collection Year2013
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 45428
VerifierK.S. Cummings 9/2013
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected20
Number Preserved9


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [3/31/2020].

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