Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID260198
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusDreissena
Speciespolymorpha
Common Namezebra mussel
StateIL
CountyCook
LocalityChicago Sanitary and Ship Canal at Western Avenue in Chicago
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameChicago
HUC8 Number07120003
HUC10 NameCalumet Sag Channel-Little Calumet River
HUC10 Number0712000304
HUC12 NameCalumet Sag Channel
HUC12 Number071200030403
Map
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Collection Day19
Collection Month4
Collection Year1989
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker on small watercraft
Statuscollected
Reference 1
Ref. Number:9079
Author:Marsden, J.E., R.E. Sparks, and K.D. Blodgett
Date:1991
Title:Overview of the zebra mussel invasion: biology, impacts, and projected spread
Publisher:University of Illinois
Pages:88-95
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Size0.25 in.


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