Specimen Information

Corbicula sp. Form D
Corbicula sp. Form D
(a freshwater clam)
Mollusks-Bivalves
Exotic

Specimen ID1398255
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusCorbicula
Speciessp.
SubspeciesForm D
Common Namea freshwater clam
StateIL
CountyLaSalle
LocalityIllinois River, at head of Clarks Island near Marseilles
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameUpper Illinois
HUC8 Number07120005
HUC10 NameSouth Kickapoo Creek-Illinois River
HUC10 Number0712000508
HUC12 NameSouth Kickapoo Creek-Illinois River
HUC12 Number071200050802
Map
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Collection Day15
Collection Month10
Collection Year2015
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayunknown
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:29874
Author:Tiemann, J.S., A.E. Haponski, S.A. Douglass, T. Lee, K.S. Cummings, M.A. Davis, and D.Ó. Foighil.
Date:2017
Title:First record of a putative invasive Corbicula lineage discovered in the Illinois River, Illinois, USA.
Journal:BioInvasions Records
Volume:6
Issue:2
Pages:159-166
Reference 2
Ref. Number:29813
Author:University of Michigan Museum of Zoology.
Date:2017
Title:Corbicula species specimen data (1953-2015).
CommentsCollector identified this specimen as a Corbicula sp. Form D.
Record TypeSpecimen
Disposalpreserved in ethanol
Museum Cat NumberUMMZ 305022
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected200


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