Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID1320270
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusDreissena
Speciespolymorpha
Common Namezebra mussel
StateIL
CountyMassac
LocalityOhio River, Metropolis, Fort Massac State Park
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLower Ohio
HUC8 Number05140206
HUC10 NameRedstone Creek-Ohio River
HUC10 Number0514020607
HUC12 NameBayou Creek-Ohio River
HUC12 Number051402060701
Map
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Collection Day11
Collection Month7
Collection Year2012
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 42916
VerifierK.S. Cummings 11/2012
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Number Preserved1


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [12/8/2019].

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