Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID1398280
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusCorbicula
Speciesfluminea
Common NameAsian clam
StateMS
CountyGreene
LocalityLeaf River at US-98, McLain
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLower Leaf
HUC8 Number03170005
HUC10 NameAtkinson Creek-Leaf River
HUC10 Number0317000509
HUC12 NameLittle Creek-Leaf River
HUC12 Number031700050902
Map
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Collection Day2
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 sp. For simplicity, all Corbicula species are added under C. fluminea.
Record TypeSpecimen
Disposalpreserved dry
Museum Cat NumberUMMZ 234833
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected8


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [11/20/2019].

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