Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID615067
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusDreissena
Speciespolymorpha
Common Namezebra mussel
StateTX
CountyBell
LocalityCowhouse Creek arm, at Belton Lake
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameCowhouse
HUC8 Number12070202
HUC10 NameLower Cowhouse Creek
HUC10 Number1207020203
HUC12 NameCowhouse Creek-Belton Lake
HUC12 Number120702020307
Map
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Collection Day18
Collection Month9
Collection Year2013
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker on small watercraft | dispersed
Statusestablished
CommentsAttached to a native mussel. See voucher photos. As of late 2016, none can be found. 2017 TPWD classification as infested Lake (REF#31100)
Record TypePersonal communication
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
Year Classadult
Size18 mm
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