Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID154225
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusDreissena
Speciespolymorpha
Common Namezebra mussel
StateWI
CountyWaukesha
LocalityMuskego Canal (Fox River Drainage) 2 mi NE Wind Lake (village), Rt. 36 bridge (downstream from bridge)
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameUpper Fox
HUC8 Number07120006
HUC10 NameWind Lake Drainage
HUC10 Number0712000603
HUC12 NameWind Lake Drainage Canal
HUC12 Number071200060304
Map
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Collection Day1
Collection Month8
Collection Year2001
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Title:Mollusk records from collections of the Illinois Natural History Museum (unpublished data).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
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected0
Specimen Impact>1 Dead.


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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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