Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID276936
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusDreissena
Speciesbugensis
Common Namequagga mussel
StateCO
CountyPueblo
LocalityPueblo Reservoir [Arkansas River]
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameUpper Arkansas
HUC8 Number11020002
HUC10 NamePueblo Reservoir-Arkansas River
HUC10 Number1102000208
HUC12 NamePueblo Reservoir
HUC12 Number110200020805
Map
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Collection Month7
Collection Year2011
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker on small watercraft
Statusextirpated
Reference 1
Ref. Number:32420
Author:Colorado Parks and Wildlife.
Date:2019
Title:State Aquatic Nuisance Species (ANS) Program, Summary for Colorado Legislators per SB 08-226
Publisher:Colorado Parks and Wildlife
Pages:11 pp.
CommentsConfirmed by microscopy and DNA analysis. De-listed as infested in the state from this reservoir January 11, 2017.
Record TypePersonal communication
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Year Classveligers


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