Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID1320083
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusDreissena
Speciespolymorpha
Common Namezebra mussel
StateIL
CountyHardin
LocalityOhio River, RM 881.9, 1 mi WSW Cave-in-Rock
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLower Ohio-Bay
HUC8 Number05140203
HUC10 NameHurricane Creek-Ohio River
HUC10 Number0514020303
HUC12 NamePeters Creek-Ohio River
HUC12 Number051402030306
Map
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Collection Day20
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 35145
VerifierK.S. Cummings 1/2010
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected2
Number Preserved2


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [10/20/2020].

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