Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID1398279
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusCorbicula
Speciesfluminea
Common NameAsian clam
StateLA
CountyWashington
LocalityPearl River at LA-10, 1.0 mi. E Bogalusa
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLower Pearl
HUC8 Number03180004
HUC10 NameBogue Lusa Creek-Pearl River
HUC10 Number0318000406
HUC12 NamePeters Cutoff-Pearl River
HUC12 Number031800040604
Map
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Collection Day5
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
Reference 3
Ref. Number:1355
Author:Counts III, C.L.
Date:1991
Title:Corbicula (Bivalvia: Corbiculidae) Part 1. Catalog of fossil and recent nominal species. Part 2. Compendium of zoogeographic records of North America and Hawaii, 1924-1984.
Journal:Tryonia
Volume:21
Pages:1-134
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 247062
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected8


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