Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID1320086
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusDreissena
Speciespolymorpha
Common Namezebra mussel
StateIL
CountyKankakee
LocalityKankakee River, Kankakee, Rt. 45, downstream of dam
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameKankakee
HUC8 Number07120001
HUC10 NameKankakee River
HUC10 Number0712000118
HUC12 NameRayns Creek-Kankakee River
HUC12 Number071200011805
Map
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Collection Day17
Collection Month8
Collection Year2010
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 39176
VerifierK.S. Cummings 11/2010
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected3
Number Preserved3


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [3/29/2020].

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