Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID276739
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusDreissena
Speciesrostriformis
Subspeciesbugensis
Common Namequagga mussel
StateNV
CountyLyon
LocalityLahontan Reservoir [=Carson River]
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameMiddle Carson
HUC8 Number16050202
HUC10 NameLahontan Reservoir-Carson River
HUC10 Number1605020204
HUC12 NameLahontan Reservoir
HUC12 Number160502020404
Map
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Collection Day12
Collection Month5
Collection Year2011
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker on small watercraft
Statusextirpated
CommentsSampling was negative for microscopy in 2012. This location has tested negative for veligers since April 2011. No adults have ever been observed.
Record TypePersonal communication
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Year Classveligers


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [9/28/2021].

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