Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID51563
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusCorbicula
Speciesfluminea
Common NameAsian clam
StateNY
CountyNassau
LocalityMassapequa Lake, Long Island
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameSouthern Long Island
HUC8 Number02030202
HUC10 NameSouth Oyster Bay-Jones Inlet
HUC10 Number0203020202
HUC12 NameMassapequa Creek
HUC12 Number020302020201
Map
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Collection Month11
Collection Year1977
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayunknown
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:33014
Author:Foehrenbach, J. and D. Raeihle.
Date:1984
Title:A further range extension of the Asiatic clam.
Journal:New York Fish and Game Journal
Volume:31
Issue:2
Pages:224-226
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
CommentsA personal communication within the 1984 publication. No specimens collected in 1977.
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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