Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID51249
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusCorbicula
Speciesfluminea
Common NameAsian clam
StateMD
CountyMontgomery
LocalityPotomac River, opposite Great Falls Tavern, C & O Canal Lock20
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameMiddle Potomac-Catoctin
HUC8 Number02070008
Map
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Collection Day15
Collection Month8
Collection Year1981
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayunknown
Statusestablished
Reference 1
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 TypeSpecimen
DisposalLos Angeles
Museum Cat NumberLACM 92150
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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