Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID238805
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusDreissena
Speciesrostriformis
Subspeciesbugensis
Common Namequagga mussel
StatePA
CountyBlair
LocalityClover Creek Quarry [~4 mi SE of Williamsburg]
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameUpper Juniata
HUC8 Number02050302
HUC10 NameLower Frankstown Branch Juniata River
HUC10 Number0205030203
HUC12 NameClover Creek
HUC12 Number020503020304
Map
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Collection Year2006
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker on small watercraft
Statusestablished
Record TypePersonal communication
VerifierDr. Ed Masteller, (retired) Penn State Univ.
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [9/18/2021].

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