Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID1320447
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusDreissena
Speciespolymorpha
Common Namezebra mussel
StateIL
CountyCalhoun
LocalityIllinois River, RM 36, 4 mi N Kampsville, Retzer's Landing
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLower Illinois
HUC8 Number07130011
HUC10 NameSwan Lake-Illinois River
HUC10 Number0713001110
HUC12 NameEast Panther Creek-Illinois River
HUC12 Number071300111002
Map
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Collection Month10
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 18623
VerifierK.S. Cummings 5/1996
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected5
Number Preserved5


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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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