Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID887061
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusDreissena
Speciespolymorpha
Common Namezebra mussel
StateIL
CountyCook
LocalityChicago, Lake Michigan at 12th Street Beach
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NamePike-Root
HUC8 Number04040002
HUC10 NameLake Michigan
HUC10 Number0406020000
HUC12 NameLake Michigan
HUC12 Number040602000000
Map
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Collection Day1
Collection Month3
Collection Year2012
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayshipping
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:26212
Author:GBIF
Date:2013
Title:Global Biodiversity Information Facility (GBIF) Database.
Publisher:Global Biodiversity Information Facility
Reference 2
Ref. Number:25935
Author:Field Museum of Natural History.
Date:2013
Title:Field Museum of Natural History invertebrate collection. Accessed through GBIF data portal, http://data.gbif.org/datasets/resource/14348
Publisher:Field Museum of Natural History
Record TypeSpecimen
DisposalField Museum of Natural History invertebrate collection
Museum Cat NumberFMNH 329682
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [2/22/2020].

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