Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID50520
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusCorbicula
Speciesfluminea
Common NameAsian clam
StateAL
CountyJackson
LocalityPaint Rock River, 4.8 km N of Trenton on SR 65, from Dry Creek to confluence
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameWheeler Lake
HUC8 Number06030002
HUC10 NameUpper Paint Rock River
HUC10 Number0603000201
HUC12 NameWilliams Cove-Paint Rock River
HUC12 Number060300020107
Map
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Collection Day13
Collection Month11
Collection Year1973
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
Reference 2
Ref. Number:30132
Author:National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution
Date:2017
Title:Corbicula fluminea data from the National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution,
Record TypeSpecimen
DisposalUS Mus.
Museum Cat NumberUSNM 709516
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected12 valves


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [6/3/2020].

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