Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID157063
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusDreissena
Speciespolymorpha
Common Namezebra mussel
StateIL
CountyCook
LocalitySkokie Lagoons [just W of Glencoe, IL]
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 Year2003
Year AccuracyEstimated
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker on small watercraft
Statusestablished
CommentsFrom the Illinois ANS News Update, Issue #2, emailed 8/28/2003.
Record TypePersonal communication
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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