Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID860851
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusDreissena
Speciespolymorpha
Common Namezebra mussel
StateKS
CountySumner
LocalityWellington City Lake [East Prairie Creek]
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameChikaskia
HUC8 Number11060005
HUC10 NamePrairie Creek-Chikaskia River
HUC10 Number1106000503
HUC12 NamePrairie Creek
HUC12 Number110600050304
Map
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Collection Day26
Collection Month6
Collection Year2015
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker on small watercraft | dispersed
Statusestablished
Record TypePersonal communication
VerifierKansas Dept. of Wildlife, Parks, and Tourism
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Photo
Dreissena polymorpha
Dreissena polymorpha


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2024]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [2/28/2024].

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