Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID1320237
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusDreissena
Speciespolymorpha
Common Namezebra mussel
StateMN
CountyHennepin
LocalityLake Minnetonka, Wayzata Bay; 1.7 mi NNW Woodland
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameTwin Cities
HUC8 Number07010206
HUC10 NameMinnehaha Creek
HUC10 Number0701020606
HUC12 NameLower Lake Minnetonka
HUC12 Number070102060604
Map
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Collection Day31
Collection Month7
Collection Year2014
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 78992
VerifierK.S. Cummings 4/2015
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected7
Number Preserved7


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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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