Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID51223
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusCorbicula
Speciesfluminea
Common NameAsian clam
StateLA
CountySt. Tammany
LocalityWest Pearl River, 1.5 mi. (2.4 km) N of Town of Pearl River
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLower Pearl
HUC8 Number03180004
HUC10 NameMikes River-Pearl River
HUC10 Number0318000410
HUC12 NameOld Channel-Pearl River
HUC12 Number031800041001
Map
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Collection Month9
Collection Year1964
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayunknown
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:12213
Author:Gunning, G.E., and R.D. Suttkus
Date:1966
Title:Occurrence and distribution of Asiatic clam, Corbicula leana, in Pearl River, Louisiana.
Journal:The Nautilus
Volume:79
Issue:4
Pages:113-116
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 Collected2


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