Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID246412
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusDreissena
Speciesrostriformis
Subspeciesbugensis
Common Namequagga mussel
StateCA
CountyOrange
LocalityIrvine Lake [in Silverado]
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameSanta Ana
HUC8 Number18070203
HUC10 NameSantiago Creek
HUC10 Number1807020309
HUC12 NameLower Santiago Creek
HUC12 Number180702030902
Map
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Collection Day1
Collection Month4
Collection Year2008
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker on small watercraft
Statusestablished
CommentsVeligers detected by cross polarization microscopy.
Record TypeNAS sighting report
VerifierScripps Inst. of Oceanography
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Year Classveliger


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [9/23/2021].

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