Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID1320353
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusDreissena
Speciespolymorpha
Common Namezebra mussel
StateIL
CountyRandolph
LocalityMississippi River, RM 113, 3.6 mi WNW Chester
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameUpper Mississippi-Cape Girardeau
HUC8 Number07140105
HUC10 NameSaline Creek-Mississippi River
HUC10 Number0714010501
HUC12 NameOld River-Mississippi River
HUC12 Number071401050114
Map
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Collection Day22
Collection Month6
Collection Year1995
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 36656
VerifierK.S. Cummings 7/2010
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Number Preserved1


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [10/21/2019].

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