Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID877639
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusDreissena
Speciespolymorpha
Common Namezebra mussel
StateIL
CountyDuPage
LocalityEagle Lake at Hidden Lake Forest Preserve of DuPage County
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameDes Plaines
HUC8 Number07120004
HUC10 NameDu Page River
HUC10 Number0712000408
HUC12 NameHeadwaters East Branch Du Page River
HUC12 Number071200040803
Map
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Collection Day13
Collection Month8
Collection Year2015
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker on small watercraft | dispersed
Statusestablished
CommentsAverage density was 570/0.5 m plot.
Record TypePersonal communication
VerifierForest Preserve District of DuPage County
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1000s
Size3-30 mm
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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [9/21/2021].

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