Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID1333054
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusDreissena
Speciespolymorpha
Common Namezebra mussel
StatePA
CountyCrawford
LocalityCanadohta Lake
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameMiddle Allegheny-Tionesta
HUC8 Number05010003
HUC10 NameOil Creek
HUC10 Number0501000306
HUC12 NameMosey Creek-Oil Creek
HUC12 Number050100030601
Map
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Collection Day1
Collection Month9
Collection Year2002
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker on small watercraft
Statusfailed
Reference 1
Ref. Number:27462
Author:iMapInvasives.
Date:2018
Title:Pennsylvania iMapInvasives
Publisher:Pennsylvania Natural Heritage Program
Reference 2
Ref. Number:29261
Author:Butkas, K.J., and M.L. Ostrofsky.
Date:2006
Title:The status of unionid and dreissenid mussels in northwestern Pennsylvania inland lakes
Journal:The Nautilus
Volume:120
Issue:3
Pages:106-111
CommentsPA iMapInvasives Obs. ID: PA-336U. Data from paper published in the Nautilus in 2006 - "The status of unionid and dreissenid mussels in northwestern Pennsylvania inland lakes.
Record TypeLiterature
VerifierG. Mackie - University of Guelph
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [9/19/2021].

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