Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID1398269
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusCorbicula
Speciesfluminea
Common NameAsian clam
StateLA
CountyLivingston
LocalityAmite River at LA 42, Port Vincent
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameAmite
HUC8 Number08070202
HUC10 NameAmite River-Lake Maurepas
HUC10 Number0807020209
HUC12 NameClay Cut Bayou-Amite River
HUC12 Number080702020904
Map
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Collection Day6
Collection Month7
Collection Year1965
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayunknown
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:29813
Author:University of Michigan Museum of Zoology.
Date:2017
Title:Corbicula species specimen data (1953-2015).
Reference 2
Ref. Number:12037
Author:Heard, W.H.
Date:1966
Title:Further records of Corbicula fluminea (Muller) in the southern United States.
Journal:The Nautilus
Volume:79
Issue:4
Pages:142-143
CommentsCollector or UMMZ identified this specimen as a Corbicula manilensis. For simplicity, all Corbicula species are added under C. fluminea.
Record TypeSpecimen
Disposalpreserved dry
Museum Cat NumberUMMZ 247061
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected2


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [9/21/2019].

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