Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID268962
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusDreissena
Speciespolymorpha
Common Namezebra mussel
StateIN
CountyHamilton
LocalityFall Creek at Geist Reservoir (just NE of Indianapolis)
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameUpper White
HUC8 Number05120201
HUC10 NameGeist Reservoir-Fall Creek
HUC10 Number0512020108
HUC12 NameThorpe Creek-Geist Reservoir
HUC12 Number051202010809
Map
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Collection Day15
Collection Month4
Collection Year2010
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker on small watercraft | dispersed
Statusunknown
CommentsSee voucher photo.
Record TypePersonal communication
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Photo



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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [9/24/2021].

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