Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID1320386
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusDreissena
Speciespolymorpha
Common Namezebra mussel
StateKS
CountyButler
LocalitySatchel Creek, 6.5 mi NE El Dorado, Hwy. 177 bridge
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameUpper Walnut River
HUC8 Number11030017
HUC10 NameEl Dorado Lake-Walnut River
HUC10 Number1103001703
HUC12 NameSatchel Creek
HUC12 Number110300170304
Map
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Collection Day31
Collection Month5
Collection Year2004
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 28607
VerifierK.S. Cummings 6/2004
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Number Preserved1


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [2/24/2020].

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