Specimen Information

Sphaerium corneum
Sphaerium corneum
(European fingernail clam)
Mollusks-Bivalves
Exotic

Specimen ID242270
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusSphaerium
Speciescorneum
Common NameEuropean fingernail clam
CountryCanada
StateONT
LocalityRice Lake, south of Peterborough, Ontario
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
Map
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Collection Year1952
Year AccuracyEstimated
Potential Pathwayshipping solid ballast
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:703
Author:Mills, E.L., J.H. Leach, J.T. Carlton, and C.L. Secor
Date:1993
Title:Exotic species in the Great Lakes: a history of biotic crises and anthropogenic introductions
Journal:Journal of Great Lakes Research
Volume:19
Issue:1
Pages:1-54
Commentson the Trent-Severn canal system connecting Lakes Huron and Ontario
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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