Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID1333070
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusDreissena
Speciespolymorpha
Common Namezebra mussel
StatePA
CountyErie
LocalityParking area for Thompson Bay is a pull-off on the side of the main road in Presque Isle, just past turn-off for Beach 11. From parking area follow trail to bay, surveyed western side of bay from this point.
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLake Erie
HUC8 Number04260000
HUC10 NameLake Erie
HUC10 Number0426000002
HUC12 NameLake Erie
HUC12 Number042600000200
Map
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Collection Day26
Collection Month6
Collection Year2009
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:27462
Author:iMapInvasives.
Date:2018
Title:Pennsylvania iMapInvasives
Publisher:Pennsylvania Natural Heritage Program
CommentsPA iMapInvasives Obs. ID: PA-1485U.
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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