Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID262108
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusDreissena
Speciespolymorpha
Common Namezebra mussel
StateTX
CountyGrayson
LocalityWest Prong Sister Grove Creek [NE of Dallas]
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameEast Fork Trinity
HUC8 Number12030106
HUC10 NamePilot Grove Creek-Lavon Lake
HUC10 Number1203010603
HUC12 NameWest Prong Sister Grove Creek
HUC12 Number120301060301
Map
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Collection Day3
Collection Month8
Collection Year2009
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker on small watercraft
Statusunknown
CommentsLive specimens attached to rocks 300 yards downstream of the Lake Texoma water transfer pipe.
Record TypePersonal communication
Earliest Recordlocale
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected2


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [10/16/2019].

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