Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID256273
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusDreissena
Speciesrostriformis
Subspeciesbugensis
Common Namequagga mussel
StateCO
CountyPark
LocalityTarryall Reservoir [Tarryall Creek]
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameSouth Platte Headwaters
HUC8 Number10190001
HUC10 NameRuby Gulch-Tarryall Creek
HUC10 Number1019000105
HUC12 NameLower Tarryall
HUC12 Number101900010503
Map
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Collection Day11
Collection Month9
Collection Year2008
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker on small watercraft
Statusfailed
Reference 1
Ref. Number:18886
Author:Anonymous
Date:2009
Title:Zebra/quagga mussel veliger transport model, Tarryall Reservoir to Cheesman Reservoir.
Publisher:AMEC Earth & Environmental.
Pages:37 pp
Reference 2
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 TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Year Classveliger


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [9/19/2021].

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