Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID774964
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusDreissena
Speciesrostriformis
Subspeciesbugensis
Common Namequagga mussel
StateUT
CountyWasatch
LocalityDeer Creek Reservoir
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameProvo
HUC8 Number16020203
HUC10 NameDaniels Creek-Provo River
HUC10 Number1602020304
HUC12 NameDeer Creek Reservoir-Provo River
HUC12 Number160202030405
Map
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Collection Day30
Collection Month10
Collection Year2014
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker on small watercraft | dispersed
Statusfailed
Reference 1
Ref. Number:27188
Author:Utah Division of Wildlife Resources.
Date:2015
Title:Quagga mussels in Deer Creek.
Reference 2
Ref. Number:32223
Author:Western Regional Panel Members
Date:2018
Title:Member Update Reports for the Western Regional Panel Meeting
Publisher:Aquatic Nuisance Species Task Force Western Regional Panel
Pages:52
CommentsConfirmed by DNA from two laboratories. Three years of sampling since the initial discovery found no more mussels. Therefore the reservoir was considered extirpated of mussels on January 11, 2018 by the State of Utah.
Record TypeLiterature
VerifierUtah Division of Wildlife Resources
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected5
Year Classveliger


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [6/6/2020].

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