Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID1332518
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusDreissena
Speciespolymorpha
Common Namezebra mussel
StatePA
CountyTioga
LocalityCowanesque River near Lawrence, PA. Just below the I-99 bridge construction about a mile below the dam.
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameTioga
HUC8 Number02050104
HUC10 NameCowanesque River
HUC10 Number0205010408
HUC12 NameLower Cowanesque River
HUC12 Number020501040809
Map
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Collection Day11
Collection Month6
Collection Year2008
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker on small watercraft
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:27462
Author:iMapInvasives.
Date:2018
Title:Pennsylvania iMapInvasives
Publisher:Pennsylvania Natural Heritage Program
CommentsPA iMapInvasives Obs. ID: PA-33U.
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number CollectedOne 2-cm zebra mussel


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [4/3/2020].

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