Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID51251
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusCorbicula
Speciesfluminea
Common Namebasket clam
StateMD
CountyMontgomery
LocalityPotomac River, just below Whites Ferry
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameMiddle Potomac-Catoctin
HUC8 Number02070008
HUC10 NameTuscarora Creek-Potomac River
HUC10 Number0207000804
HUC12 NameLimestone Branch-Potomac River
HUC12 Number020700080403
Map
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Collection Day9
Collection Month9
Collection Year1982
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayunknown
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:28119
Author:Kennedy, V.S., and L. Van Huekelem.
Date:1985
Title:Gametogenesis and larval production in a population of the introduced Asiatic clam, Corbicula sp. (Bivalvia:Corbiculidae), in Maryland.
Journal:Biological Bulletin
Volume:168
Pages:50-60
Reference 2
Ref. Number:28323
Author:Kennedy, V.S., and J.A. Blundon.
Date:1983
Title:Shell strength in Corbicula sp. (Bivalvia: Corbiculidae) from the Potomac River, Maryland.
Journal:The Veliger
Volume:26
Issue:1
Pages:22-25
Reference 3
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
CommentsIdentified to Genus only. Collection date different in ref 1355 (Dec 1981).
Record TypeSpecimen
Disposalpreserved
Museum Cat NumberUSNM 804414
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected~30


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