Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID1418618
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusDreissena
Speciesrostriformis
Subspeciesbugensis
Common Namequagga mussel
StateCO
CountySummit
LocalityGreen Mountain Reservoir on the Blue River
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameBlue
HUC8 Number14010002
HUC10 NameMiddle Blue River
HUC10 Number1401000205
HUC12 NameGreen Mountain Reservoir
HUC12 Number140100020504
Map
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Collection Day18
Collection Month8
Collection Year2017
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker fishing, boating | hitch hiker fishing, boating
Statusunknown
Reference 1
Ref. Number:30503
Author:Truitt, L.
Date:2017
Title:State and federal agencies find evidence of quagga mussel veligers in Green Mountain Reservoir.
Publisher:Colorado Parks and Wildlife
Reference 2
Ref. Number:32223
Author:Western Regional Panel Members
Date:2018
Title:Member Update Reports for the Western Regional Panel Meeting
Publisher:Aquatic Nuisance Species Task Force Western Regional Panel
Pages:52
CommentsConfirmed by microscopic analysis and DNA testing. No adults found during subsequent SCUBA dive surveys.
Record TypeLiterature
VerifierColorado Parks and Wildlife
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Year Classveliger


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [6/3/2020].

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