Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID51178
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusCorbicula
Speciesfluminea
Common NameAsian clam
StateKY
CountyMadison
LocalityKentucky River, mouth of Silver Creek
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLower Kentucky
HUC8 Number05100205
HUC10 NameSilver Creek
HUC10 Number0510020502
HUC12 NameJackson Branch-Silver Creek
HUC12 Number051002050205
Map
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Collection Day14
Collection Month7
Collection Year1966
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayunknown
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:24056
Author:Branson, B.A., and D.L. Batch
Date:1969
Title:Notes on exotic mollusks in Kentucky
Journal:The Nautilus
Volume:82
Issue:3
Pages:102-106
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
Museum Cat NumberBAB 9446
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected75
Size14.8-33.0 mm


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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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