Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID1435830
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusCorbicula
Speciesfluminea
Common NameAsian clam
StateIL
CountySangamon
LocalityLake Springfield, Springfield, in Lake Park near swimming beach
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameSouth Fork Sangamon
HUC8 Number07130007
HUC10 NameSugar Creek
HUC10 Number0713000707
HUC12 NameLake Springfield-Sugar Creek
HUC12 Number071300070707
Map
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Collection Day12
Collection Month10
Collection Year1976
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 350994
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected5


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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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