Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID253820
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusDreissena
Speciespolymorpha
Common Namezebra mussel
StateKS
CountySedgwick
LocalityLake Afton [~10 mi WSW of Wichita]
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameNinnescah
HUC8 Number11030016
HUC10 NameClearwater Creek-Ninnescah River
HUC10 Number1103001601
HUC12 NameClearwater Creek
HUC12 Number110300160102
Map
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Collection Day1
Collection Month8
Collection Year2008
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker on small watercraft
Statuscollected
Record TypePersonal communication
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected2


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [9/27/2021].

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