Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID51045
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusCorbicula
Speciesfluminea
Common NameAsian clam
StateIL
CountyMadison
LocalityMississippi River, Granite City Steel Company, Granite City
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameCahokia-Joachim
HUC8 Number07140101
HUC10 NameJudys Branch-Mississippi River
HUC10 Number0714010104
HUC12 NameHorseshoe Lake
HUC12 Number071401010402
Map
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Collection Month3
Collection Year1969
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:29955
Author:Thomerson, J.E., and D.G. Myer.
Date:1970
Title:Corbicula manilensis: range extension upstream in the Mississippi River.
Journal:Sterkiana
Volume:37
Pages:29
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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