Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID1320051
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusDreissena
Speciespolymorpha
Common Namezebra mussel
StateIL
CountyLa Salle
LocalityIllinois River, 1 mi S LaSalle, Hwy. 351 bridge
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLower Illinois-Senachwine Lake
HUC8 Number07130001
HUC10 NameAllforks Creek-Illinois River
HUC10 Number0713000108
HUC12 NameDepue Lake-Illinois River
HUC12 Number071300010804
Map
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Collection Day21
Collection Month9
Collection Year2000
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker on small watercraft
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 25252
VerifierK.S. Cummings 5/2001
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Preserved1


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [2/26/2020].

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