Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID51267
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusCorbicula
Speciesfluminea
Common NameAsian clam
StateMN
CountyDakota
LocalityMinnesota River, Northern States Power Company Blackdog Plant lake near Burnsville [Minneapolis/St. Paul area]
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLower Minnesota
HUC8 Number07020012
HUC10 NameMinnesota River
HUC10 Number0702001211
HUC12 NameBlack Dog Lake-Minnesota River
HUC12 Number070200121109
Map
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Collection Day2
Collection Month3
Collection Year1978
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayunknown
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:30702
Author:Cummings, S.E., and J.A. Jones.
Date:1978
Title:Occurrence of Corbicula manilensis Phillipi in the lower Minnesota River.
Journal:Journal of the Minnesota Academy of Science
Volume:44
Issue:3
Pages:13-14
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
Comments8 dead half-valves were found. The lake receives heated effluent water from the power plant.
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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