Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID1320240
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusDreissena
Speciespolymorpha
Common Namezebra mussel
StateWI
CountyPepin
LocalityMississippi River, outflow of Lake Pepin, 1.5 mi WNW Reads Landing, MN, 2.8 mi SE Pepin, WI
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameRush-Vermillion
HUC8 Number07040001
HUC10 NameLake Pepin
HUC10 Number0704000107
HUC12 NameLake Pepin
HUC12 Number070400010705
Map
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Collection Day10
Collection Month7
Collection Year2015
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 84597
VerifierK.S. Cummings 3/2016
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected42
Number Preserved17


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [2/21/2020].

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