Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID154141
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusDreissena
Speciespolymorpha
Common Namezebra mussel
StateIL
CountyLake
LocalityFox Lake, in town of Fox Lake, Mineola Bay (W side of lake)
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameUpper Fox
HUC8 Number07120006
HUC10 NameSquaw Creek-Fox River
HUC10 Number0712000610
HUC12 NameNippersink Lake-Fox River
HUC12 Number071200061009
Map
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Collection Day6
Collection Month10
Collection Year2000
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker on small watercraft
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:24058
Author:Illinois Natural History Survey.
Date:2002
Title:Mollusk records from collections of the Illinois Natural History Museum (unpublished data).
Record TypeLiterature
DisposalIllinois natural History Survey
Museum Cat NumberINHS 24939
VerifierK. S. Cummings
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected2
Specimen Impact2 Live, 2 Soft Parts.


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [8/24/2019].

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