WoRMS taxon details

Dreissena polymorpha (Pallas, 1771)

181566  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:181566)

accepted
Species
Dreissena andrusovi Andrusov, 1897 · unaccepted (a junior synonym)
Dreissena angustiformis V. P. Kolesnikov, 1950 † · unaccepted (junior subjective synonym)
Dreissena aralensis Andrusov, 1897 · unaccepted (junior subjective synonym)
Dreissena arnouldi Bourguignat in Locard, 1893 · unaccepted (a junior synonym)
Dreissena belgrandi Locard, 1893 · unaccepted (a junior synonym)
Dreissena complanata Locard, 1893 · unaccepted (junior synonym)
Dreissena eximia (Locard, 1893) · unaccepted (a junior synonym)
Dreissena latro Andrusov, 1897 † · unaccepted (junior subjective synonym)
Dreissena lunata A. A. Ali-Zade, 1961 † · unaccepted (junior subjective synonym)
Dreissena magnifica Locard, 1893 · unaccepted (a junior synonym)
Dreissena obtusecarinata Andrusov, 1897 · unaccepted (junior subjective synonym)
Dreissena occidentalis Locard, 1893 · unaccepted (a junior synonym)
Dreissena pallasi Andrusov, 1897 · unaccepted (junior synonym)
Dreissena servaini Bourguignat in Locard, 1893 · unaccepted (a junior synonym)
Dreissena sulcata (Locard, 1893) · unaccepted (a junior synonym)
Dreissena tumida Locard, 1893 · unaccepted (a junior synonym)
Dreissena ventrosa Locard, 1893 · unaccepted (a junior synonym)
Dreissena westerlundi Locard, 1893 · unaccepted (a junior synonym)
Dreissensia angustiformis V. P. Kolesnikov, 1950 † · unaccepted (junior subjective synonym)
Dreissensia chorezma A. A. Ali-Zade, 1961 † · unaccepted (subjective synonym)
Dreissensia cornuiformis A. A. Ali-Zade, 1961 † · unaccepted > junior subjective synonym
Dreissensia ebersini A. A. Ali-Zade, 1961 † · unaccepted > junior subjective synonym
Dreissensia gubkini A. A. Ali-Zade, 1961 † · unaccepted (junior subjective synonym)
Dreissensia kambai A. A. Ali-Zade, 1961 † · unaccepted (junior subjective synonym)
Dreissensia kopetdagica A. A. Ali-Zade, 1961 † · unaccepted (junior subjective synonym)
Dreissensia latro Andrusov, 1897 † · unaccepted (junior subjective synonym)
Dreissensia latro var. oraria A. A. Ali-Zade, 1961 † · unaccepted (junior subjective synonym)
Dreissensia lunata A. A. Ali-Zade, 1961 † · unaccepted (junior subjective synonym)
Dreissensia nalivkini A. A. Ali-Zade, 1961 † · unaccepted (junior subjective synonym)
Dreissensia pallasi Andrusov, 1897 · unaccepted (junior subjective synonym)
Dreissensia polymorpha var. aralensis Andrusov, 1897 · unaccepted (junior subjective synonym)
Dreissensia polymorpha var. fluviatilis (Pallas, 1771) · unaccepted (junior subjective synonym)
Dreissensia polymorpha var. latior Andrusov, 1897 † · unaccepted (junior subjective synonym)
Dreissensia polymorpha var. obtusecarinata Andrusov, 1897 · unaccepted (junior subjective synonym)
Dreissensia vestae A. A. Ali-Zade, 1961 † · unaccepted (junior subjective synonym)
Mytilus arca Kickx, 1834 · unaccepted (a junior synonym)
Mytilus hagenii Baer, 1826 · unaccepted (a junior synonym)
Mytilus volgensis Gray, 1825 · unaccepted (a junior synonym)
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent + fossil
(of Mytulus polymorphus Pallas, 1771) Pallas, P.S. (1771). Reise durch verschiedene Provinzen des Russischen Reichs. Theil 1. Physicalische Reise durch verschiedene Provinzen des Russischen Reichs im 1768- und 1769 sten Jahren. <em>St. Petersburg: Kayserliche Akademie der Wissenschaften.</em> 12 + 504 +6 p., 26 figs, maps., available online at http://resolver.sub.uni-goettingen.de/purl?PPN329913735
page(s): 478 [details]  OpenAccess publication 
Note The Volga and Yaik (nowadays Ural) rivers, the...  
Type locality The Volga and Yaik (nowadays Ural) rivers, the Caspian Sea [details]
MolluscaBase eds. (2022). MolluscaBase. Dreissena polymorpha (Pallas, 1771). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: https://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=181566 on 2022-08-19
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2005-09-26 12:09:47Z
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original description  (of Dreissena andrusovi Andrusov, 1897) Andrusov, N. (1897). Fossile und lebende Dreissenidae Eurasiens [in Russian]. Tipografiya M. Merkusheva, St. Petersburg.
page(s): 374-376 pl. 18, figs 21-23 [details]   

original description  (of Dreissena arnouldi Bourguignat in Locard, 1893) Locard, A. (1893). Les <i>Dreissensia</i> du système européen d'après la collection Bourguignat. <em>Revue Suisse de Zoologie.</em> 1 (1): 113-185, pls 5-7. Genève [6 June]., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/10087842
page(s): 156, pl. VII, fig. 1 [details]   

original description  (of Dreissena belgrandi Locard, 1893) Locard, A. (1893). Les <i>Dreissensia</i> du système européen d'après la collection Bourguignat. <em>Revue Suisse de Zoologie.</em> 1 (1): 113-185, pls 5-7. Genève [6 June]., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/10087842
page(s): 164, pl. VII, fig. 5 [details]   

original description  (of Dreissena complanata Locard, 1893) Locard, A. (1893). Les <i>Dreissensia</i> du système européen d'après la collection Bourguignat. <em>Revue Suisse de Zoologie.</em> 1 (1): 113-185, pls 5-7. Genève [6 June]., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/10087842
page(s): 137, pl. 6, fig. 4 [details]   

original description  (of Dreissena eximia (Locard, 1893)) Locard, A. (1893). Les <i>Dreissensia</i> du système européen d'après la collection Bourguignat. <em>Revue Suisse de Zoologie.</em> 1 (1): 113-185, pls 5-7. Genève [6 June]., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/10087842
page(s): pl. VI, fig. 5 [details]   

original description  (of Dreissena magnifica Locard, 1893) Locard, A. (1893). Les <i>Dreissensia</i> du système européen d'après la collection Bourguignat. <em>Revue Suisse de Zoologie.</em> 1 (1): 113-185, pls 5-7. Genève [6 June]., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/10087842
page(s): 166, pl. VII, fig. 7 [details]   

original description  (of Dreissena occidentalis Locard, 1893) Locard, A. (1893). Les <i>Dreissensia</i> du système européen d'après la collection Bourguignat. <em>Revue Suisse de Zoologie.</em> 1 (1): 113-185, pls 5-7. Genève [6 June]., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/10087842
page(s): 160, pl. VII, fig. 4 [details]   

original description  (of Dreissena pallasi Andrusov, 1897) Andrusov, N. (1897). Fossile und lebende Dreissenidae Eurasiens [in Russian]. Tipografiya M. Merkusheva, St. Petersburg.
page(s): 671-672, pl. 20, figs 33-35 [details]   

original description  (of Dreissena paradoxa Locard, 1893) Locard, A. (1893). Les <i>Dreissensia</i> du système européen d'après la collection Bourguignat. <em>Revue Suisse de Zoologie.</em> 1 (1): 113-185, pls 5-7. Genève [6 June]., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/10087842
page(s): 176, pl. VII, fig. 8 [details]   

original description  (of Dreissena recta Bourguignat in Locard, 1893) Locard, A. (1893). Les <i>Dreissensia</i> du système européen d'après la collection Bourguignat. <em>Revue Suisse de Zoologie.</em> 1 (1): 113-185, pls 5-7. Genève [6 June]., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/10087842
page(s): 168, pl. V, fig. 6 [details]   

original description  (of Dreissena servaini Bourguignat in Locard, 1893) Locard, A. (1893). Les <i>Dreissensia</i> du système européen d'après la collection Bourguignat. <em>Revue Suisse de Zoologie.</em> 1 (1): 113-185, pls 5-7. Genève [6 June]., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/10087842
page(s): 143, pl. VI, fig. 3 [details]   

original description  (of Dreissena sulcata (Locard, 1893)) Locard, A. (1893). Les <i>Dreissensia</i> du système européen d'après la collection Bourguignat. <em>Revue Suisse de Zoologie.</em> 1 (1): 113-185, pls 5-7. Genève [6 June]., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/10087842
page(s): 140, pl. V, fig. 5 [details]   

original description  (of Dreissena tumida Locard, 1893) Locard, A. (1893). Les <i>Dreissensia</i> du système européen d'après la collection Bourguignat. <em>Revue Suisse de Zoologie.</em> 1 (1): 113-185, pls 5-7. Genève [6 June]., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/10087842
page(s): 142, pl. VI, fig. 6 [details]   

original description  (of Dreissena ventrosa Locard, 1893) Locard, A. (1893). Les <i>Dreissensia</i> du système européen d'après la collection Bourguignat. <em>Revue Suisse de Zoologie.</em> 1 (1): 113-185, pls 5-7. Genève [6 June]., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/10087842
page(s): 138, pl. V, fig. 4 [details]   

original description  (of Dreissena westerlundi Locard, 1893) Locard, A. (1893). Les <i>Dreissensia</i> du système européen d'après la collection Bourguignat. <em>Revue Suisse de Zoologie.</em> 1 (1): 113-185, pls 5-7. Genève [6 June]., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/10087842
page(s): 149, pl. VI, fig. 10 [details]   

original description  (of Mytilus volgensis Gray, 1825) Gray, J.E. (1825). A list and description of some species of shells not taken notice of by Lamarck. <em>Annals of Philosophy.</em> new ser., 9(2): 134-140; 9(6): 407-415., available online at http://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/15880862
page(s): 139 [details]   

original description  (of Mytilus arca Kickx, 1834) Kickx J. (1834). Description d'une nouvelle espèce du genre Moule (M. arca). Bruxelles. [details]   

original description  (of Dreissena polymorpha var. lacustrina Boettger, 1913) Boettger, C. R. (1913). Beiträge zur Kenntnis der Molluskenfauna Schlesiens. <em>Nachrichtsblatt der Deutschen Malakozoologischen Gesellschaft.</em> 45(4): 153-163., available online at https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/15108128
page(s): 157 [details]   

original description  (of Mytulus polymorphus fluviatilis Pallas, 1771) Pallas, P.S. (1771). Reise durch verschiedene Provinzen des Russischen Reichs. Theil 1. Physicalische Reise durch verschiedene Provinzen des Russischen Reichs im 1768- und 1769 sten Jahren. <em>St. Petersburg: Kayserliche Akademie der Wissenschaften.</em> 12 + 504 +6 p., 26 figs, maps., available online at http://resolver.sub.uni-goettingen.de/purl?PPN329913735
page(s): 478 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

original description  (of Dreissensia latro Andrusov, 1897 †) Andrusov, N. (1897). Fossile und lebende Dreissenidae Eurasiens [in Russian]. Tipografiya M. Merkusheva, St. Petersburg.
page(s): 368-369, pl. 20, figs 9-16 [details]   

original description  (of Dreissensia polymorpha var. aralensis Andrusov, 1897) Andrusov, N. (1897). Fossile und lebende Dreissenidae Eurasiens [in Russian]. Tipografiya M. Merkusheva, St. Petersburg.
page(s): 354-355, 376, 566, 640 [details]   

original description  (of Dreissensia polymorpha var. angustiformis V. P. Kolesnikov, 1950 †) Kolesnikov, V.P. (1950). Paleontologija SSSR. Tom X, Chast' 3, Vyp. 12: Akchagyl'skie i apsheronskie molliuski. Izdatel'stvo Akademii nauk SSSR, Moskva, Leningrad, 259 pp.
page(s): 138-139, pl. 15, figs 1, 2 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

original description  (of Dreissensia lunata A. A. Ali-Zade, 1961 †) Ali-Zade, A.A. (1961). Akchagyl'skiye predstaviteli roda <em>Dreissensia</em> [Akchagylian representatives of the genus <em>Dreissensia</em>]. Azerneshr, Baku, 64 pp.
page(s): 49-50, pl. 4, fig. 10 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

original description  (of Dreissensia polymorpha var. latior Andrusov, 1897 †) Andrusov, N. (1897). Fossile und lebende Dreissenidae Eurasiens [in Russian]. Tipografiya M. Merkusheva, St. Petersburg.
page(s): 360, pl. 18, fig. 27 [details]   

original description  (of Dreissensia polymorpha var. balchanensis A. A. Ali-Zade, 1961 †) Ali-Zade, A.A. (1961). Akchagyl'skiye predstaviteli roda <em>Dreissensia</em> [Akchagylian representatives of the genus <em>Dreissensia</em>]. Azerneshr, Baku, 64 pp.
page(s): 59-60, pl. 6, figs 4-6 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

original description  (of Mytulus polymorphus Pallas, 1771) Pallas, P.S. (1771). Reise durch verschiedene Provinzen des Russischen Reichs. Theil 1. Physicalische Reise durch verschiedene Provinzen des Russischen Reichs im 1768- und 1769 sten Jahren. <em>St. Petersburg: Kayserliche Akademie der Wissenschaften.</em> 12 + 504 +6 p., 26 figs, maps., available online at http://resolver.sub.uni-goettingen.de/purl?PPN329913735
page(s): 478 [details]  OpenAccess publication 

original description  (of Dreissensia cornuiformis A. A. Ali-Zade, 1961 †) Ali-Zade, A.A. (1961). Akchagyl'skiye predstaviteli roda <em>Dreissensia</em> [Akchagylian representatives of the genus <em>Dreissensia</em>]. Azerneshr, Baku, 64 pp.
page(s): 54-55, pl. 5, fig. 5 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

original description  (of Dreissensia gubkini A. A. Ali-Zade, 1961 †) Ali-Zade, A.A. (1961). Akchagyl'skiye predstaviteli roda <em>Dreissensia</em> [Akchagylian representatives of the genus <em>Dreissensia</em>]. Azerneshr, Baku, 64 pp.
page(s): 64, pl. 6, fig. 12 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

original description  (of Dreissensia kambai A. A. Ali-Zade, 1961 †) Ali-Zade, A.A. (1961). Akchagyl'skiye predstaviteli roda <em>Dreissensia</em> [Akchagylian representatives of the genus <em>Dreissensia</em>]. Azerneshr, Baku, 64 pp.
page(s): 50, pl. 4, fig. 11 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

original description  (of Dreissensia kopetdagica A. A. Ali-Zade, 1961 †) Ali-Zade, A.A. (1961). Akchagyl'skiye predstaviteli roda <em>Dreissensia</em> [Akchagylian representatives of the genus <em>Dreissensia</em>]. Azerneshr, Baku, 64 pp.
page(s): 63-64, pl. 6, figs 10, 11 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

original description  (of Dreissensia nalivkini A. A. Ali-Zade, 1961 †) Ali-Zade, A.A. (1961). Akchagyl'skiye predstaviteli roda <em>Dreissensia</em> [Akchagylian representatives of the genus <em>Dreissensia</em>]. Azerneshr, Baku, 64 pp.
page(s): 51, pl. 4, fig. 12 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

original description  (of Dreissensia vestae A. A. Ali-Zade, 1961 †) Ali-Zade, A.A. (1961). Akchagyl'skiye predstaviteli roda <em>Dreissensia</em> [Akchagylian representatives of the genus <em>Dreissensia</em>]. Azerneshr, Baku, 64 pp.
page(s): 39, pl. 2, figs 12, 13 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

original description  (of Dreissensia polymorpha var. obtusecarinata Andrusov, 1897) Andrusov, N. (1897). Fossile und lebende Dreissenidae Eurasiens [in Russian]. Tipografiya M. Merkusheva, St. Petersburg.
page(s): 354, 566 [details]   

original description  (of Dreissensia latro var. oraria A. A. Ali-Zade, 1961 †) Ali-Zade, A.A. (1961). Akchagyl'skiye predstaviteli roda <em>Dreissensia</em> [Akchagylian representatives of the genus <em>Dreissensia</em>]. Azerneshr, Baku, 64 pp.
page(s): 45-46, pl. 4, figs 2a, b, 3a, b [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

original description  (of Dreissensia chorezma A. A. Ali-Zade, 1961 †) Ali-Zade, A.A. (1961). Akchagyl'skiye predstaviteli roda <em>Dreissensia</em> [Akchagylian representatives of the genus <em>Dreissensia</em>]. Azerneshr, Baku, 64 pp.
page(s): 62-63, pl. 6, fig. 9 [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

original description  (of Dreissensia ebersini A. A. Ali-Zade, 1961 †) Ali-Zade, A.A. (1961). Akchagyl'skiye predstaviteli roda <em>Dreissensia</em> [Akchagylian representatives of the genus <em>Dreissensia</em>]. Azerneshr, Baku, 64 pp.
page(s): 46-47, pl. 4, figs 4, 5, 6a, b [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

context source (Introduced species) Molnar, J. L.; Gamboa, R. L.; Revenga, C.; Spalding, M. D. (2008). Assessing the global threat of invasive species to marine biodiversity. <em>Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment.</em> 6(9): 485-492., available online at https://www.conservationgateway.org/ConservationPractices/Marine/Pages/marineinvasives.aspx [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

context source (Schelde) Maris, T.; Beauchard, O.; Van Damme, S.; Van den Bergh, E.; Wijnhoven, S.; Meire, P. (2013). Referentiematrices en Ecotoopoppervlaktes Annex bij de Evaluatiemethodiek Schelde-estuarium Studie naar “Ecotoopoppervlaktes en intactness index”. <em>Monitor Taskforce Publication Series, 2013-01. NIOZ: Yerseke.</em> 35 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]   

basis of record Huber, M. (2010). <i>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</i>. Hackenheim: ConchBooks. 901 pp., 1 CD-ROM. (look up in IMIS[details]   

additional source Rosenberg, G.; Ludyanskiy, M. L. (1994). A nomenclatural review of Dreissena (Bivalvia: Dreissenidae), with identification of the Quagga Mussel as Dreissena bugensis. <em>Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences.</em> 51 (7): 1474-1484. [details]   

additional source InvertEBase. (2015). Authority files of U.S. and Canadian land and freshwater mollusks developed for the InvertEBase project (invertebase.org).  [details]   

additional source Issel, A. (1865). <i>Catalogo dei molluschi raccolti dalla missione italiana in Persia aggiuntavi la descrizione delle specie nuove o poco note</i>. Stamperia Reale, Torino, 55 pp. , available online at http://www.internetculturale.it/it/16/search/viewresource?id=oai:www.sba.unifi.it:12:IC0003:RMR0024873&case=&instanceName=mag&descSource=Biblioteca%20digitale&descSourceLevel2=SBA%20-%20Firenze
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additional source Streftaris, N.; Zenetos, A.; Papathanassiou, E. (2005). Globalisation in marine ecosystems: the story of non-indigenous marine species across European seas. <em>Oceanogry and Marine Biology: an Annual Review.</em> 43: 419-453. (look up in IMIS[details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source Turgeon, D. D., W. G. Lyons, P. Mikkelsen, G. Rosenberg, and F. Moretzsohn. 2009. Bivalvia (Mollusca) of the Gulf of Mexico, Pp. 711–744 in Felder, D.L. and D.K. Camp (eds.), Gulf of Mexico–Origins, Waters, and Biota. Biodiversity. Texas A&M Press, Colleg [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
 
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Type locality The Volga and Yaik (nowadays Ural) rivers, the Caspian Sea [details]

From regional or thematic species database
Introduced species impact in Sweden (Nation) : Loss of aquaculture/commercial/recreational harvest or gain [details]

Introduced species impact in North Sea (IHO Sea Area) : Outcompetes native species for resources and/or space [details]

Introduced species impact in United Kingdom part of the English Channel (Marine Region) : Adverse habitat modification [details]

Introduced species impact in United Kingdom (Nation) : Loss of aquaculture/commercial/recreational harvest or gain [details]

Introduced species impact in Spain (Nation) : Alters trophic interactions [details]

Introduced species impact in Spain (Nation) : Outcompetes native species for resources and/or space [details]

Introduced species impact in Spain (Nation) : Outcompetes native species for resources and/or space [details]

Introduced species impact in Canadian part of the Gulf of St-Lawrence (Marine Region) : Other impact - undefined or uncertain [details]

Introduced species impact in Germany (Nation) : Damage to marine structures or archaeology [details]

Introduced species impact in United Kingdom part of the Celtic Sea (Marine Region) : Damage to marine structures or archaeology [details]

Introduced species impact in Spain (Nation) : Water abstraction or nuisance fouling [details]

Introduced species impact in Canada (Nation) : Other impact - undefined or uncertain [details]

Introduced species impact in Belarus (Nation) : Other impact - undefined or uncertain [details]

Introduced species impact in Italy (Nation) : Damage to marine structures or archaeology [details]

Introduced species impact in Ukraine (Nation) : Adverse habitat modification [details]

Introduced species management in Spain (Nation) : yes [details]

Introduced species management in Spain (Nation) : yes [details]

Introduced species remark in United Kingdom part of the Celtic Sea (Marine Region) : Management notes: Navigation and boat hygiene rules. [details]

Introduced species remark in Spain (Nation) : Timber importation a likely vector of spread [details]

Introduced species remark in Germany (Nation) : Management notes: Navigation and boat hygiene rules. [details]

Introduced species remark in Italy (Nation) : Management notes: Navigation and boat hygiene rules. [details]

Introduced species vector dispersal in United Kingdom part of the Celtic Sea (Marine Region) : Ships: accidental as attached or free-living fouling organisms [details]

Introduced species vector dispersal in Spain (Nation) : Timber importation a likely vector of spread [details]

Introduced species vector dispersal in Spain (Nation) : Fisheries: accidental with deliberate translocations of fish or shellfish [details]

Introduced species vector dispersal in Germany (Nation) : Ships: accidental as attached or free-living fouling organisms [details]

Introduced species vector dispersal in Italy (Nation) : Ships: accidental as attached or free-living fouling organisms [details]
LanguageName 
Danish vandremusling  [details]
Dutch gewone driehoeksmossel  [details]
English zebra musselmany-shaped dreissena  [details]
German WandermuschelDreikantmuschelDreiecksmuschel  [details]
Swedish vandrarmussla  [details]