Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID256272
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusDreissena
Speciesrostriformis
Subspeciesbugensis
Common Namequagga mussel
StateCO
CountySedgwick
LocalityJumbo Lake (=Julesburg Reservoir) [~140 mi NE of Denver near Red Lion]
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameMiddle South Platte-Sterling
HUC8 Number10190012
HUC10 NameCottonwood Creek-South Platte River
HUC10 Number1019001212
HUC12 NameJulesberg Reservoir-Cottonwood Creek
HUC12 Number101900121206
Map
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Collection Month10
Collection Year2008
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker on small watercraft
Statusfailed
Reference 1
Ref. Number:32420
Author:Colorado Parks and Wildlife.
Date:2019
Title:State Aquatic Nuisance Species (ANS) Program, Summary for Colorado Legislators per SB 08-226
Publisher:Colorado Parks and Wildlife
Pages:11 pp.
CommentsConfirmed by DNA analysis. Delisted as "infested" in 2014 after 5 years of negative sampling.
Record TypePersonal communication
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Year Classveliger


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [9/28/2021].

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