Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID1320269
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusDreissena
Speciespolymorpha
Common Namezebra mussel
StateIA
CountyClayton
LocalityMississippi River, RM 610, 2 mi NNE Millville, Pool 11
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameGrant-Little Maquoketa
HUC8 Number07060003
HUC10 NameSny Magill Creek-Mississippi River
HUC10 Number0706000307
HUC12 NameMiners Creek-Mississippi River
HUC12 Number070600030705
Map
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Collection Day24
Collection Month7
Collection Year2008
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 42378
VerifierK.S. Cummings 5/2012
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Number Preserved1


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [2/16/2020].

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