Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID50715
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusCorbicula
Speciesfluminea
Common Namebasket clam
StateCA
CountySan Diego
LocalityEl Capitan Reservoir
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameSan Diego
HUC8 Number18070304
HUC10 NameUpper San Diego River
HUC10 Number1807030405
HUC12 NameEl Capitan Reservoir-San Diego River
HUC12 Number180703040505
Map
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Collection Day1
Collection Month6
Collection Year1964
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayunknown
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:26858
Author:Fast, A.W.
Date:1971
Title:The invasion and distribution of the Asiatic clam (Corbicula manilensis) in a southern California reservoir.
Journal:Bulletin Southern California Academy of Sciences
Volume:70
Issue:2
Pages:91-98
Reference 2
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
CommentsCollected specimens through 1967 in the reservoir for the study.
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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