Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID1320326
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusDreissena
Speciespolymorpha
Common Namezebra mussel
StateWI
CountyLa Crosse
LocalityMississippi River, 2 mi N La Crescent
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLa Crosse-Pine
HUC8 Number07040006
HUC10 NamePine Creek-Mississippi River
HUC10 Number0704000605
HUC12 NameCity of La Crosse-Mississippi River
HUC12 Number070400060502
Map
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Collection Day23
Collection Month6
Collection Year2010
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 49527
VerifierK.S. Cummings 11/2014
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected15
Number Preserved15


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [10/20/2019].

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