Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID50836
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusCorbicula
Speciesfluminea
Common NameAsian clam
StateDE
CountySussex
LocalityButler Mill Branch, tributary of Nanticoke River, off Lewis Creek near Craigs Mill Route 536 Bridge
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameNanticoke
HUC8 Number02080109
HUC10 NameUpper Nanticoke River
HUC10 Number0208010904
HUC12 NameButler Mill Branch-Nanticoke River
HUC12 Number020801090405
Map
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Collection Month12
Collection Year1981
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayunknown
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:28119
Author:Kennedy, V.S., and L. Van Huekelem.
Date:1985
Title:Gametogenesis and larval production in a population of the introduced Asiatic clam, Corbicula sp. (Bivalvia:Corbiculidae), in Maryland.
Journal:Biological Bulletin
Volume:168
Pages:50-60
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
Reference 3
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,
CommentsCollection range in publication was December 1981 to October 1983. No year provided in USNM database.
Record TypeSpecimen
Disposalpreserved in ethanol
Museum Cat NumberUSNM 836237
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected~15


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