Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID887462
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusDreissena
Speciespolymorpha
Common Namezebra mussel
StateIL
CountyBrown
LocalityIllinois River (along), right descending bank, the Merwin Preserve at Spunky Bottoms, upstream of [Meredosia Lake], N of County Road 500, south of Little Creek, Versailles township, [2.16 air miles S center La Grange], [Cooperstown Quad].
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLower Illinois
HUC8 Number7130011
HUC10 NameWillow Creek-Illinois River
HUC10 Number0713001103
HUC12 NameCamp Creek
HUC12 Number071300110304
Map
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Collection Day7
Collection Month7
Collection Year2006
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayhitch hiker fishing, boating
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:25977
Author:North Carolina State Museum of Natural Sciences
Date:2013
Title:North Carolina State Museum of Natural Sciences invertebrate collection. Accessed through GBIF data portal, http://data.gbif.org/datasets/resource/8100
Publisher:North Carolina State Museum of Natural Sciences
Record TypeSpecimen
DisposalNorth Carolina State Museum of Natural Sciences invertebrate collection
Museum Cat NumberNCSM 43708
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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