Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID1468266
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusCorbicula
Speciesfluminea
Common NameAsian clam
StateTX
CountyVal Verde
LocalityRio Grande River, appx 0.25 mi. downstream from Amistad Dam
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameElm-Sycamore
HUC8 Number13080001
HUC10 NameSan Felipe Creek-Rio Grande
HUC10 Number1308000102
HUC12 NameMcKees Creek-Rio Grande
HUC12 Number130800010203
Map
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Collection Day24
Collection Month8
Collection Year1979
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayunknown
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:31646
Author:Randklev, C.R.
Date:2018
Title:J.C. Britton Asian Clam (Corbicula fluminea) collection at Texas A&M University.
Reference 2
Ref. Number:1355
Author:Counts III, C.L.
Date:1991
Title:Corbicula (Bivalvia: Corbiculidae) Part 1. Catalog of fossil and recent nominal species. Part 2. Compendium of zoogeographic records of North America and Hawaii, 1924-1984.
Journal:Tryonia
Volume:21
Pages:1-134
Record TypeSpecimen
DisposalTexas A&M
Museum Cat NumberTCU 4374
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [8/13/2020].

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