Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID1634464
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusCorbicula
Speciesfluminea
Common NameAsian clam
StateIL
CountyCook
LocalityWest Fork North Branch Chicago River, Pfingsten Rd. and Eden?s Spur toll road (I-94)
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameChicago
HUC8 Number07120003
HUC10 NameNorth Branch Chicago River-Chicago Sanitary and Ship Canal
HUC10 Number0712000301
HUC12 NameWest Fork North Branch Chicago River
HUC12 Number071200030103
Map
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Collection Day12
Collection Month7
Collection Year2018
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 89278
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected8
Number Preserved8


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