Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID1320063
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusDreissena
Speciespolymorpha
Common Namezebra mussel
StateIN
CountyDearborn
LocalityOhio River, RM 493.5, Lawrenceburg
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameMiddle Ohio-Laughery
HUC8 Number05090203
HUC10 NameGunpowder Creek-Ohio River
HUC10 Number0509020308
HUC12 NameTaylor Creek-Ohio River
HUC12 Number050902030802
Map
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Collection Day20
Collection Month9
Collection Year1994
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 27427
VerifierK.S. Cummings 11/2002
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected44
Number Preserved44


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [4/9/2020].

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