Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID1320317
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusDreissena
Speciespolymorpha
Common Namezebra mussel
StateVT
CountyAddison
LocalityOtter Creek Delta, 4.8 mi NW Vergennes
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLake Champlain
HUC8 Number04150408
HUC10 NameNorthwest Bay-Lake Champlain
HUC10 Number0415040806
HUC12 NameHoisington Brook-Lake Champlain
HUC12 Number041504080602
Map
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Collection Day11
Collection Month6
Collection Year1998
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayshipping ballast water
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 23893
VerifierK.S. Cummings 1/2000
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected56
Number Preserved20


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [2/19/2020].

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