Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID260265
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusDreissena
Speciesrostriformis
Subspeciesbugensis
Common Namequagga mussel
StateUT
CountyUintah
LocalityRed Fleet Reservoir [=Big Brush Creek ~7 mi N of Vernal]
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLower Green-Diamond
HUC8 Number14060010
HUC10 NameBig Brush Creek
HUC10 Number1406001002
HUC12 NameCottonwood Wash-Big Brush Creek
HUC12 Number140600100205
Map
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Collection Day3
Collection Month2
Collection Year2009
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker on small watercraft
Statusfailed
CommentsConfirmed via two independent PCR tests. This reservoir was removed from the state's infested list in 2013.
Record TypePersonal communication
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Year Classveliger


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [9/23/2021].

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