Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID1320540
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusDreissena
Speciespolymorpha
Common Namezebra mussel
StateIA
CountyClinton
LocalityMississippi River, RM 518.5, Pool 14, Clinton, S of Current Marina, along W bank
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameCopperas-Duck
HUC8 Number07080101
HUC10 NameMill Creek-Mississippi River
HUC10 Number0708010102
HUC12 NameCattail Slough-Mississippi River
HUC12 Number070801010204
Map
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Collection Day1
Collection Month9
Collection Year2015
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 84311
VerifierK.S. Cummings 2/2016
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected7
Number Preserved7


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [10/23/2019].

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