Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID51586
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusCorbicula
Speciesfluminea
Common Namebasket clam
StateNC
CountyGaston
LocalityCatawba River, at Mountain Island Lake, near Lucia [NW of Charlotte]
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameUpper Catawba
HUC8 Number03050101
HUC10 NameMountain Island Lake-Catawba River
HUC10 Number0305010114
HUC12 NameMountain Island Lake
HUC12 Number030501011402
Map
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Collection Day29
Collection Month6
Collection Year1980
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayunknown
Statusestablished
Reference 1
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
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,
CommentsVouchered as C. leana. Source reference listed locality as "Long Island Mountain Lake".
Record TypeSpecimen
Disposalpreserved dry
Museum Cat NumberUSNM 809473
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected8


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