Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID263617
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusDreissena
Speciespolymorpha
Common Namezebra mussel
StateKS
CountyDouglas
LocalityKansas River, just below Bowersock Dam, Lawrence
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLower Kansas
HUC8 Number10270104
HUC10 NameCaptain Creek-Kansas River
HUC10 Number1027010405
HUC12 NameBaldwin Creek-Kansas River
HUC12 Number102701040503
Map
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Collection Day2
Collection Month10
Collection Year2009
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker on small watercraft
Statusestablished
Record TypePersonal communication
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [2/21/2020].

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