Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID1320320
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusDreissena
Speciespolymorpha
Common Namezebra mussel
StateIN
CountyLaGrange
LocalityPigeon River, 2.75 mi W Howe, Rt. 120 bridge
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameSt. Joseph
HUC8 Number04050001
HUC10 NamePigeon River
HUC10 Number0405000111
HUC12 NameVanNatta Ditch-Pigeon River
HUC12 Number040500011106
Map
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Collection Day27
Collection Month6
Collection Year2006
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 31264
VerifierK.S. Cummings 1/2007
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Number Preserved1


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [2/26/2020].

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