Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID51226
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusCorbicula
Speciesfluminea
Common NameAsian clam
StateLA
CountyWashington
LocalityPearl River, Bogalusa, just above the mouth of Coburn Creek
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLower Pearl
HUC8 Number03180004
HUC10 NameBogue Lusa Creek-Pearl River
HUC10 Number0318000406
HUC12 NameChinquapin Creek-Pearl River
HUC12 Number031800040607
Map
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Collection Month3
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
Reference 3
Ref. Number:30132
Author:National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution
Date:2017
Title:Corbicula fluminea data from the National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution,
CommentsIdentified as C. leana. The collection month is based on when the specimens were positively identified by the USNM.
Record TypeSpecimen
Disposalpreserved dry
Museum Cat NumberUSNM 636063
VerifierJ.P.E. Morrison, US National Museum
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected32
Number Preserved1


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