Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID269710
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusDreissena
Speciesrostriformis
Subspeciesbugensis
Common Namequagga mussel
StateUT
CountyWashington
LocalitySand Hollow Reservoir [Sand Hollow State Park], about 8 mi SW of Hurricane
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameUpper Virgin
HUC8 Number15010008
HUC10 NameGould Wash-Virgin River
HUC10 Number1501000809
HUC12 NameWorkman Wash
HUC12 Number150100080907
Map
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Collection Day21
Collection Month5
Collection Year2010
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker on small watercraft
Statusfailed
CommentsOnly one specimen seen. Found in a crevice between two floatation buoys under the dock. Plankton tows found no veligers. More at http://wildlife.utah.gov/dwr/affected-waters.html
Record TypePersonal communication
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Year Classadult


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [9/16/2021].

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