Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID1435911
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusCorbicula
Speciesfluminea
Common NameAsian clam
StateIL
CountyCook
LocalityCal-Sag Channel at Cicero Ave.
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameChicago
HUC8 Number07120003
HUC10 NameNorth Branch Chicago River-Chicago Sanitary and Ship Canal
HUC10 Number0712000301
HUC12 NameSouth Branch Chicago River-Chicago Sanitary and Ship Canal
HUC12 Number071200030107
Map
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Collection Day26
Collection Month10
Collection Year2008
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 362119
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected4


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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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