Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID154184
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusDreissena
Speciespolymorpha
Common Namezebra mussel
StateIL
CountyPike
LocalityMississippi River (R.M. 285.5), 2 mi above Louisiana, MO, Hickory Chute Lower lights and daymark (just downstream of lights and daymark)
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameThe Sny
HUC8 Number07110004
HUC10 NameNorth Fritz Island-Mississippi River
HUC10 Number0711000407
HUC12 NameNoix Creek-Mississippi River
HUC12 Number071100040701
Map
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Collection Day14
Collection Month10
Collection Year1999
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Title:Mollusk records from collections of the Illinois Natural History Museum (unpublished data).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
DisposalINHS Illinois Natural History Survey
Museum Cat NumberINHS 25632
VerifierK. S. Cummings
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected4
Specimen Impact4 Live, 4 Soft Parts.


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [10/22/2019].

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