Specimen Information

Dreissena rostriformis bugensis
Dreissena rostriformis bugensis
(quagga mussel)
Mollusks-Bivalves
Exotic

Specimen ID1332610
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusDreissena
Speciesrostriformis
Subspeciesbugensis
Common Namequagga mussel
StatePA
CountyLancaster
LocalityBillmeyer Quarry at Bainbridge Sportsmen's Club, 2037 River Rd.
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLower Susquehanna
HUC8 Number02050306
HUC10 NameSusquehanna River
HUC10 Number0205030617
HUC12 NameHartman Run-Susquehanna River
HUC12 Number020503061702
Map
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Collection Day22
Collection Month8
Collection Year2009
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker on small watercraft
Statuseradicated
Reference 1
Ref. Number:27462
Author:iMapInvasives.
Date:2018
Title:Pennsylvania iMapInvasives
Publisher:Pennsylvania Natural Heritage Program
Reference 2
Ref. Number:33494
Author:Hammond, D. and G. Ferris.
Date:2019
Title:Low doses of EarthTec QZ ionic copper used in effort to eradicate quagga mussels from an entire Pennsylvania lake.
Journal:Management of Biological Invasions
Volume:10
Issue:3
Pages:500-516
CommentsOfficially called Billmeyer Quarry. Eradication attempted with a copper-based product in October 2017 and deemed successful. PA iMapInvasives Obs. ID: PA-2666U. Mark Houser was the observer.
Record TypeLiterature
DisposalPreserved in ethanol
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected15
Year Classadult


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [5/11/2021].

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