Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID51070
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusCorbicula
Speciesfluminea
Common NameAsian clam
StateIA
CountyAllamakee
LocalityMississippi River, at Lansing, in a power station heated water effluent channel
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameCoon-Yellow
HUC8 Number07060001
HUC10 NameRush Creek-Mississippi River
HUC10 Number0706000107
HUC12 NameBuck Creek-Mississippi River
HUC12 Number070600010705
Map
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Collection Month6
Collection Year1974
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayunknown
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:12042
Author:Eckblad, J.W.
Date:1975
Title:The Asian clam Corbicula in the upper Mississippi River.
Journal:The Nautilus
Volume:89
Issue:1
Pages:4
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
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected200/m2


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [9/20/2019].

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