Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID1320453
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusDreissena
Speciespolymorpha
Common Namezebra mussel
StateMO
CountyPike
LocalityMississippi River, RM 292.9- 293.9, Blackbird Island side channel, Ted Shanks Wildlife Management Area
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameThe Sny
HUC8 Number07110004
HUC10 NameKiser Creek-Mississippi River
HUC10 Number0711000406
HUC12 NameGilbert Island-Mississippi River
HUC12 Number071100040604
Map
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Collection Day11
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 25540
VerifierK.S. Cummings 8/2001
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected11
Number Preserved11


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [2/26/2020].

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