Specimen Information

Corbicula fluminea
Corbicula fluminea
(Asian clam)
Mollusks-Bivalves
Exotic

Specimen ID1243244
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusCorbicula
Speciesfluminea
Common NameAsian clam
StateNC
CountyUnion
LocalityWaxhaw Creek at SR 1106, 24.3 km SW Monroe. [Van Wyck Quad]
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLower Catawba
HUC8 Number03050103
HUC10 NameFishing Creek Reservoir-Catawba River
HUC10 Number0305010306
HUC12 NameWaxhaw Creek
HUC12 Number030501030603
Map
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Collection Day29
Collection Month8
Collection Year1987
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayunknown
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:26632
Author:Bogan, A., and J. Smith.
Date:2013
Title:Corbicula species data.
Publisher:North Carolina State Museum of Natural History.
Record TypeSpecimen
DisposalNorth Carolina State Museum of Natural Sciences
Museum Cat NumberNCSM 32639
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [7/25/2021].

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