Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID1320078
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusDreissena
Speciespolymorpha
Common Namezebra mussel
StateIL
CountyGrundy
LocalityMazon River, 5.1 mi S Coal City, I-55, off Braceville Rd.
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameUpper Illinois
HUC8 Number07120005
HUC10 NameMazon River
HUC10 Number0712000505
HUC12 NameJackson Creek-Mazon River
HUC12 Number071200050501
Map
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Collection Day3
Collection Month8
Collection Year2009
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 34878
VerifierK.S. Cummings 12/2009
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected4
Number Preserved4


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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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