Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID1435780
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusCorbicula
Speciesfluminea
Common NameAsian clam
StateIN
CountyPorter
LocalityLake Michigan, at Indiana Dunes National Lake Shore, West Beach
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLittle Calumet-Galien
HUC8 Number04040001
HUC10 NameCalumet River-Frontal Lake Michigan
HUC10 Number0404000106
HUC12 NameCalumet River-Frontal Lake Michigan
HUC12 Number040400010603
Map
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Collection Day15
Collection Month5
Collection Year2009
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayunknown
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:30951
Author:Benson, A.J.
Date:2017
Title:Corbicula records from the Field Museum of Natural History in Chicago.
Record TypeSpecimen
DisposalField Museum of Natural History
Museum Cat NumberFMNH 316636
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected3


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [8/5/2020].

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