Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID256698
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusDreissena
Speciesbugensis
Common Namequagga mussel
StateAZ
CountyMaricopa
LocalitySalt River in the CAP-SRP canal connection near the Granite Reef Diversion Dam, 22 mi E of Phoenix (east bank of open channel)
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLower Salt
HUC8 Number15060106
HUC10 NameSalt River below Saguaro Lake
HUC10 Number1506010603
HUC12 NameSalt River-Tempe Town Lake
HUC12 Number150601060305
Map
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Collection Day16
Collection Month10
Collection Year2008
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker on small watercraft
Statusunknown
CommentsAlso see ID#259416.
Record TypePersonal communication
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected11 total at 2 sites
Year Classadult


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