Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID51560
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusCorbicula
Speciesfluminea
Common NameAsian clam
StateNM
CountySierra
LocalityRio Grande River at Caballo Reservoir
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameCaballo
HUC8 Number13030101
Map
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Collection Day16
Collection Month10
Collection Year1970
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayunknown
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:30642
Author:Metcalf, A.L., and R. Smartt.
Date:1972
Title:Records of introduced mollusks: New Mexico and western Texas.
Journal:The Nautilus
Volume:85
Issue:4
Pages:144-145
Reference 2
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,
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
Record TypeSpecimen
Disposalpreserved dry
Museum Cat NumberUSNM 706607
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Preserved1


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [12/14/2019].

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