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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDreissena polymorpha (Pallas, 1771) 
AphiaID: 181566

Classification: Biota > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnimalia (Kingdom) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMollusca (Phylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBivalvia (Class) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHeterodonta (Subclass) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEuheterodonta (Infraclass) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorVeneroida (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDreissenoidea (Superfamily) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDreissenidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDreissena (Genus)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDreissena Van Beneden, 1835
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDreissena andrusovi Andrusov, 1897
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDreissena aralensis Andrusov, 1897
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDreissena arnouldi Locard, 1893
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDreissena bedoti Locard, 1893
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDreissena belgrandi Locard, 1893
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDreissena complanata Locard, 1893
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDreissena curta Locard, 1893
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDreissena eximia Locard, 1893
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDreissena küsteri Dunker, 1855
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDreissena locardi Locard, 1893
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDreissena lutetiana Locard, 1893
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDreissena magnifica Locard, 1893
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDreissena obtusecarinata Andrusov, 1897
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDreissena occidentalis Locard, 1893
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDreissena paradoxa Locard, 1893
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDreissena polymorpha var. lacustrina Boettger, 1913
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDreissena recta Locard, 1893
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDreissena servaini Locard, 1893
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDreissena sulcata Locard, 1893
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDreissena tumida Locard, 1893
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDreissena ventrosa Locard, 1893
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDreissena westerlundi Locard, 1893
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus arca Kickx, 1834
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus chemnitzii Férussac, 1835
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus fluvis Gray, 1825
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus hagenii Baer, 1826
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus polymorphus Pallas, 1771 (original combination)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus polymorphus fluviatilis Pallas, 1771
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMytilus volgensis Gray, 1825
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPinna fluviatilis Sander, 1780
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTichogonia chemnitzii Rossmässler, 1835
Sources  basis of record Huber M. (2010) Compendium of bivalves. A full-color guide to 3,300 of the world’s marine bivalves. A status on Bivalvia after 250 years of research. Hackenheim: ConchBooks. 901 pp., 1 CD-ROM. (look up in IMIS[details]

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Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
Danish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorvandremusling  [details]
Dutch Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorgewone driehoeksmossel  [details]
German Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorWandermuschelUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDreiecksmuschel  [details]
Swedish Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorvandrarmussla  [details]
Direct child
taxa (2)

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Variety Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDreissena polymorpha var. elata Andrusov, 1897 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDreissena elata Andrusov, 1897
Variety Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDreissena polymorpha var. lacustrina Boettger, 1913 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorDreissena polymorpha (Pallas, 1771)
Environment marine, fresh
Distribution 
From regional or thematic species database
Baltic Sea
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorBaltic sea (introduced: alien[details]
Belarus
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorBelarus (introduced: alien[details]
Canada
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorCanada (introduced: alien[details]
Celtic Sea
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorCeltic Sea (introduced: alien[details]
English Channel
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorManche (introduced: alien[details]
Germany
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorGermany (introduced: alien[details]
Italy
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorItaly (introduced: alien[details]
North Sea
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorNorth Sea (introduced: alien[details]
Spain
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorSpain (introduced: alien[details]
Sweden
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorSweden (introduced: alien[details]
United Kingdom
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorUnited Kingdom (introduced: alien[details]
(no group)
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorCanadian part of the Gulf of St-Lawrence (introduced: alien[details]
From other sources
Baelt Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorBelt Sea (introduced: alien[details]
Baltic Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorBaltic sea (introduced: alien[details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorCuronian Lagoon [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNorth East Baltic Sea [details]
Gulf of Finland
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorEast Gulf of Finland [details]
Gulf of Mexico
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGulf of Mexico [details]
North Atlantic Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorPortuguese Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorUnited Kingdom Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
North Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorElbe [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGerman Bight (introduced: alien[details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNorth Sea (introduced: alien[details]
(no group)
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorAtlantic Europe (introduced: alien[details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSpanish Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDelivering Alien Invasive Species Inventories for Europe (DAISIE) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Barcode of Life (94 barcodes) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (410 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank (1197 nucleotides; 140 proteins) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo IUCN Red List 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo PESI 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo USNM Invertebrate Zoology Mollusca Collection 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
Notes 
From regional or thematic species database
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorIntroduced species impact in Spain (Nation) : Alters trophic interactions [details]

Trusted: edited by a thematic editorIntroduced species impact in English Channel (IHO Sea Area) : Adverse habitat modification [details]

Trusted: edited by a thematic editorIntroduced species impact in Belarus (Nation) : Other impact - undefined or uncertain [details]

Trusted: edited by a thematic editorIntroduced species impact in North Sea (IHO Sea Area) : Outcompetes native species for resources and/or space [details]

Trusted: edited by a thematic editorIntroduced species impact in United Kingdom (Nation) : Loss of aquaculture/commercial/recreational harvest or gain [details]

Trusted: edited by a thematic editorIntroduced species impact in Sweden (Nation) : Loss of aquaculture/commercial/recreational harvest or gain [details]

Trusted: edited by a thematic editorIntroduced species impact in Canada (Nation) : Other impact - undefined or uncertain [details]

Trusted: edited by a thematic editorIntroduced species impact in Celtic Sea (IHO Sea Area) : Damage to marine structures or archaeology [details]

Trusted: edited by a thematic editorIntroduced species impact in Canadian part of the Gulf of St-Lawrence (Marine Region) : Other impact - undefined or uncertain [details]

Trusted: edited by a thematic editorIntroduced species impact in Germany (Nation) : Damage to marine structures or archaeology [details]

Trusted: edited by a thematic editorIntroduced species impact in Spain (Nation) : Water abstraction or nuisance fouling [details]

Trusted: edited by a thematic editorIntroduced species impact in Italy (Nation) : Damage to marine structures or archaeology [details]

Trusted: edited by a thematic editorIntroduced species impact in Spain (Nation) : Outcompetes native species for resources and/or space [details]

Trusted: edited by a thematic editorIntroduced species management in Spain (Nation) : yes [details]

Trusted: edited by a thematic editorIntroduced species remark in Italy (Nation) : Management notes: Navigation and boat hygiene rules. [details]

Trusted: edited by a thematic editorIntroduced species remark in Celtic Sea (IHO Sea Area) : Management notes: Navigation and boat hygiene rules. [details]

Trusted: edited by a thematic editorIntroduced species remark in Germany (Nation) : Management notes: Navigation and boat hygiene rules. [details]

Trusted: edited by a thematic editorIntroduced species remark in Spain (Nation) : Timber importation a likely vector of spread [details]

Trusted: edited by a thematic editorIntroduced species vector dispersal in Germany (Nation) : Ships: accidental as attached or free-living fouling organisms [details]

Trusted: edited by a thematic editorIntroduced species vector dispersal in Spain (Nation) : Fisheries: accidental with deliberate translocations of fish or shellfish [details]

Trusted: edited by a thematic editorIntroduced species vector dispersal in Italy (Nation) : Ships: accidental as attached or free-living fouling organisms [details]

Trusted: edited by a thematic editorIntroduced species vector dispersal in Spain (Nation) : Timber importation a likely vector of spread [details]

Trusted: edited by a thematic editorIntroduced species vector dispersal in Celtic Sea (IHO Sea Area) : Ships: accidental as attached or free-living fouling organisms [details]
Images Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor[show unreviewed]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:181566
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2005-09-26 12:09:47Z  created  Claus, Simon
2010-09-23 11:55:17Z  checked  Huber, Markus
2011-10-23 16:41:52Z  changed  Rosenberg, Gary
  
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  Citation: Rosenberg, G.; Huber, M. (2014). Dreissena polymorpha. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=181566 on 2014-09-02
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