Specimen Information

Dreissena rostriformis bugensis
Dreissena rostriformis bugensis
(quagga mussel)
Mollusks-Bivalves
Exotic

Specimen ID236362
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusDreissena
Speciesrostriformis
Subspeciesbugensis
Common Namequagga mussel
StateNV
CountyClark
LocalityLake Mead [Colorado River] at the Las Vegas Boat Harbor [NE of Boulder City, at Hemenway Harbor]
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLake Mead
HUC8 Number15010005
HUC10 NameGypsum Wash-Colorado River
HUC10 Number1501000513
HUC12 NameKingman Wash-Colorado River
HUC12 Number150100051310
Map
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Collection Day6
Collection Month1
Collection Year2007
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker on small watercraft
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:27845
Author:Wong, W.H., and S.L. Gerstenberger (eds.)
Date:2015
Title:Biology and Management of Invasive Quagga and Zebra Mussels in the Western United States.
Publisher:CRC Press
CommentsTwo live specimens collected from samplers, a few other observed on a breakwater made of tires. A third mussel was collected from a sampler at Lake Mead Marina.
Record TypePersonal communication
Earliest Recordstate
VerifierDr. Robert McMahon, UT-Arlington, TX
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected2
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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [9/20/2021].

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