Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID887476
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusDreissena
Speciespolymorpha
Common Namezebra mussel
StatePA
CountyArmstrong
LocalityAllegheny River, pool 7, left descending bank, 300 yards below Lock and Dam 8, [point estimated 2.02 air miles SSW center Templeton], [Templeton Quad].
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameMiddle Allegheny-Redbank
HUC8 Number05010006
HUC10 NameAllegheny River
HUC10 Number0501000611
HUC12 NameLimestone Run-Allegheny River
HUC12 Number050100061105
Map
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Collection Day5
Collection Month10
Collection Year2009
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 43423
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [4/21/2019].

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