Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID51623
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusCorbicula
Speciesfluminea
Common NameAsian clam
StateOH
CountyClermont
LocalityOhio River, at New Palestine, approx. 13 miles upstream from Cincinnati
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameOhio Brush-Whiteoak
HUC8 Number05090201
HUC10 NameTwelvemile Creek-Ohio River
HUC10 Number0509020112
HUC12 NameTenmile Creek
HUC12 Number050902011206
Map
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Collection Month10
Collection Year1962
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayunknown
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:12054
Author:Pojeta, J., Jr.
Date:1964
Title:Note on the extension of the known range of the Asiatic clam Corbicula fluminea (Muller) in the Ohio River.
Journal:The Ohio Journal of Science
Volume:64
Issue:6
Pages:428-429
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
Reference 3
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.
Record TypeLiterature
Disposalpreserved dry
Museum Cat NumberUSNM 658244, UCGM 35934, UCGM 35935
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected141 alive


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