Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID50695
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusCorbicula
Speciesfluminea
Common NameAsian clam
StateCA
CountyRiverside
LocalityCoachella Canal, irrigation outfall near Mecca
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameWhitewater River
HUC8 Number18100201
HUC10 NameLower Whitewater River
HUC10 Number1810020108
HUC12 NameGuadalupe Creek-Whitewater River
HUC12 Number181002010804
Map
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Collection Day6
Collection Month8
Collection Year1953
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaystocked for food
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
Disposalpreserved dry
Museum Cat NumberUSNM 613968
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected12 valves


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [5/25/2020].

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