Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID154098
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusCorbicula
Speciesfluminea
Common NameAsian clam
StateMO
CountyPhelps
LocalityLittle Piney Creek (Gasconade River Drainage) 0.25 mi S Newburg, Hwy. T bridge
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLower Gasconade
HUC8 Number10290203
HUC10 NameLittle Piney Creek
HUC10 Number1029020301
HUC12 NameLittle Beaver Creek-Little Piney Creek
HUC12 Number102902030108
Map
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Collection Day13
Collection Month7
Collection Year1996
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayunknown
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:24058
Author:Illinois Natural History Survey.
Date:2002
Title:Mollusk records from collections of the Illinois Natural History Museum (unpublished data).
Reference 2
Ref. Number:28337
Author:Cummings, Kevin
Date:2016
Title:Corbicula species locations in the Illinois Natural History Survey collection, 1964-2015.
Publisher:Illinois Natural History Survey
Record TypeLiterature
DisposalIllinois Natural History Survey
Museum Cat NumberINHS 24212
VerifierK. S. Cummings
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected2
Specimen ImpactThis was the only site out of 5 that were sampled which had any evidence of unionids.


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [12/11/2019].

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