Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID1693847
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusDreissena
Speciespolymorpha
Common Namezebra mussel
StateIL
CountyAlexander
LocalityMississippi River, 2.1 mi SSE Cairo, upstream confluence with Ohio River
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameUpper Mississippi-Cape Girardeau
HUC8 Number07140105
HUC10 NameHobbs Creek-Mississippi River
HUC10 Number0714010508
HUC12 NameHorseshoe Lake-Mississippi River
HUC12 Number071401050804
Map
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Collection Day20
Collection Month9
Collection Year2013
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayunknown
Statusunknown
Reference 1
Ref. Number:27378
Author:Cranberg, C., and R. Keller
Date:2020
Title:Illinois Database of Aquatic Non-native Species
Publisher:School of Environmental Sustainability, Loyola University Chicago
Reference 2
Ref. Number:24058
Author:Illinois Natural History Survey.
Date:2002
Title:Mollusk records from collections of the Illinois Natural History Museum (unpublished data).
Record TypeSpecimen
Museum Cat Number87794
VerifierIllinois Natural History Survey
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2024]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [7/13/2024].

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