Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID50839
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusCorbicula
Speciesfluminea
Common NameAsian clam
StateDE
CountySussex
LocalityNanticoke River tributary, Nanticoke Wildlife Refuge [=Nanticoke Wildlife Area], Laurel (unnamed body of water)
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameNanticoke
HUC8 Number02080109
HUC10 NameBroad Creek
HUC10 Number0208010902
HUC12 NameTussocky Branch-Broad Creek
HUC12 Number020801090205
Map
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Collection Day9
Collection Month7
Collection Year1983
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
CommentsUnnamed water body is most likely Broad Creek.
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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