Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID154142
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusDreissena
Speciespolymorpha
Common Namezebra mussel
StateIL
CountyCook
LocalitySkokie River (North Branch Chicago River-Des Plaines River Drainage) Winnetka, Skokie Lagoon #3
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameChicago
HUC8 Number07120003
HUC10 NameNorth Branch Chicago River-Chicago Sanitary and Ship Canal
HUC10 Number0712000301
HUC12 NameSkokie River
HUC12 Number071200030101
Map
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Collection Day4
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Title:Mollusk records from collections of the Illinois Natural History Museum (unpublished data).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 24940
VerifierK. S. Cummings
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Specimen Impact1 Live, 2 Soft Parts.


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [12/7/2019].

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