Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID1435842
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusCorbicula
Speciesfluminea
Common NameAsian clam
StateIL
CountySt. Clair
LocalityLake Baldwin, Lake Baldwin State Park, 9 mi. E of Red Bud, 9 mi. NW of Sparta, off SR154, approx. 5 mi. N of Bladwin
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLower Kaskaskia
HUC8 Number07140204
HUC10 NameKaskaskia River
HUC10 Number0714020409
HUC12 NameBaldwin Lake-Kaskaskia River
HUC12 Number071402040908
Map
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Collection Day26
Collection Month5
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 350995
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected5


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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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