Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID1320549
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusDreissena
Speciespolymorpha
Common Namezebra mussel
StateMO
CountyJefferson
LocalityMississippi River, RM 151, 1.1 mi SSE Herculaneum, near Joachim Creek
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameCahokia-Joachim
HUC8 Number07140101
HUC10 NameJoachim Creek-Mississippi River
HUC10 Number0714010108
HUC12 NameMeissner Island-Mississippi River
HUC12 Number071401010807
Map
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Collection Day26
Collection Month9
Collection Year2013
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
Museum Cat NumberNULL
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [2/18/2020].

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