Specimen Information

Cordylophora caspia
Cordylophora caspia
(a freshwater hydroid)
Coelenterates-Hydrozoans
Exotic

Specimen ID1859
GroupCoelenterates-Hydrozoans
GenusCordylophora
Speciescaspia
Common Namea freshwater hydroid
StateIL
CountyMason
LocalityIllinois River (R.M. 121) near Havana, Illinois
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameLower Illinois-Lake Chautauqua
HUC8 Number07130003
Map
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Collection Month9
Collection Year1999
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayshipping
Statusestablished
CommentsFound growing on zebra mussels.
Record TypePersonal communication
VerifierDr. Nadine Folino, Wheaton College, Wheaton, IL
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [12/5/2019].

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