Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID1435892
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusCorbicula
Speciesfluminea
Common NameAsian clam
StateIL
CountyGrundy
LocalityDes Plaines River, stretch of river from Grant Creek Cut-off to confluence of Des Plaines/Kankakee, about 3 mi.
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameUpper Illinois
HUC8 Number07120005
HUC10 NameWaupecan Creek-Illinois River
HUC10 Number0712000507
HUC12 NameHeidecke Lake-Illinois River
HUC12 Number071200050701
Map
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Collection Day18
Collection Month10
Collection Year2009
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayunknown
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:30951
Author:Gerber, Jochen.
Date:2017
Title:Corbicula records from the Field Museum of Natural History in Chicago.
Record TypeSpecimen
DisposalField Museum of Natural History
Museum Cat NumberFMNH 362055
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected3


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [11/26/2020].

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