Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID51561
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusCorbicula
Speciesfluminea
Common NameAsian clam
StateNM
CountySierra
LocalityRio Grande River at Elephant Butte Reservoir, landing near shore, 2.4 km SE of Hot Springs Landing
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameElephant Butte Reservoir
HUC8 Number13020211
Map
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Collection Day17
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: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 706608
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [9/15/2019].

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