Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID1320449
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusDreissena
Speciespolymorpha
Common Namezebra mussel
StateIA
CountyDubuque
LocalityMississippi River, RM 588.0- 589.7, upstream of Lock & Dam 11, on & between submerged islands
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameGrant-Little Maquoketa
HUC8 Number07060003
HUC10 NameSny Magill Creek-Mississippi River
HUC10 Number0706000307
HUC12 NameSinnipee Creek-Mississippi River
HUC12 Number070600030708
Map
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Collection Day24
Collection Month10
Collection Year1999
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 24210
VerifierK.S. Cummings 2/2000
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected26
Number Preserved26


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [3/29/2020].

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