Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID50490
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusCorbicula
Speciesfluminea
Common NameAsian clam
StateAL
CountyTalladega
LocalityCoosa River, 13.6 km N of Childersburg
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameMiddle Coosa
HUC8 Number03150106
HUC10 NameShoal Creek-Coosa River
HUC10 Number0315010608
HUC12 NameSpring Creek-Coosa River
HUC12 Number031501060810
Map
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Collection Day15
Collection Month8
Collection Year1966
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayunknown
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:1355
Author:Counts III, C.L.
Date:1991
Title:Corbicula (Bivalvia: Corbiculidae) Part 1. Catalog of fossil and recent nominal species. Part 2. Compendium of zoogeographic records of North America and Hawaii, 1924-1984.
Journal:Tryonia
Volume:21
Pages:1-134
Record TypeSpecimen
DisposalNational Museum of Natural Sciences (Ottawa, Canada)
Museum Cat NumberCMNML 046047
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected17
Number Preserved17


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