Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID153767
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusDreissena
Speciespolymorpha
Common Namezebra mussel
StatePA
CountyErie
LocalityEdinboro Lake [in Edinboro]
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameFrench
HUC8 Number05010004
HUC10 NameFrench Creek
HUC10 Number0501000409
HUC12 NameConneauttee Creek-French Creek
HUC12 Number050100040903
Map
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Collection Year2000
Year AccuracyPublication Year
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker on small watercraft
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:13075
Author:Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection.
Date:2000
Title:Zebra mussels found in Edinboro Lake, Prevention measures outlined.
Publisher:Department of Environmental Protection.
Pages:1-3
CommentsFirst time discovered in an inland body of water in Northwestern Pennsylvania.
Record TypeLiterature
Earliest RecordLocale
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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