Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID1634260
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusCorbicula
Speciesfluminea
Common NameAsian clam
StateIL
CountyCook
LocalityFlag Creek, Spring Rock Park, downstream I-294, 47 bridge
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameDes Plaines
HUC8 Number07120004
HUC10 NameChicago Sanitary and Ship Canal-Des Plaines River
HUC10 Number0712000407
HUC12 NameFlag Creek
HUC12 Number071200040701
Map
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Collection Day5
Collection Month8
Collection Year2015
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaydispersed | released for food
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:34064
Author:Illinois Natural History Survey.
Date:2020
Title:Corbicula species records.
Publisher:Illinois Natural History Survey
Record TypeSpecimen
Disposalpreserved
Museum Cat NumberINHS 84496
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected2
Number Preserved2


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [4/3/2020].

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