Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID51190
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusCorbicula
Speciesfluminea
Common NameAsian clam
StateKY
CountyMarshall
LocalityTennessee River, river km 22.4 - 28.8, below Kentucky Dam (RM 14-18)
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLower Tennessee
HUC8 Number06040006
HUC10 NameIsland Creek-Tennessee River
HUC10 Number0604000605
HUC12 NameGuess Creek-Tennessee River
HUC12 Number060400060502
Map
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Collection Day9
Collection Month12
Collection Year1968
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayunknown
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:29836
Author:Branson, B.A., and D.L. Batch
Date:1971
Title:Annotated distribution records for Kentucky Mollusca.
Journal:Sterkiana
Volume:43
Pages:1-9
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


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