Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID1320144
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusDreissena
Speciespolymorpha
Common Namezebra mussel
StateIL
CountyHancock
LocalitySouth Branch Larry Creek, 5 mi W Ferris, jct. Co. Rd. 1100E & 1900N
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameFlint-Henderson
HUC8 Number07080104
HUC10 NameLamalees Creek-Mississippi River
HUC10 Number0708010418
HUC12 NameLarry Creek
HUC12 Number070801041803
Map
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Collection Day2
Collection Month8
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 25377
VerifierK.S. Cummings 7/2001
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected5
Number Preserved5


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [10/21/2020].

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