Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID253628
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusCorbicula
Speciesfluminea
Common NameAsian clam
StateCO
CountyOtero
LocalityPurgatoire River at Hwy 109, ~1.7 mi SSE of La Junta and 2 mi SE of Higbee
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NamePurgatoire
HUC8 Number11020010
HUC10 NameJack Canyon-Purgatorie River
HUC10 Number1102001018
HUC12 NameSalt Arroyo-Purgatorie River
HUC12 Number110200101807
Map
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Collection Year2007
Year AccuracyPublication Year
Potential Pathwayunknown
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:17414
Author:Cordeiro, J.R., A.P. Olivero, and J. Sovell
Date:2007
Title:Corbicula fluminea (Bivalvia: Sphaeriacea: Corbiculidae) in Colorado.
Journal:The Southwestern Naturalist
Volume:52
Issue:3
Pages:424-430
CommentsCorrected the distance from La Junta reported in the literature.
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [9/21/2019].

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