Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID52110
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusCorbicula
Speciesfluminea
Common NameAsian clam
StateVA
LocalityAppomattox River, near Hopewell, 1.6 km upstream of SR 10 bridge
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameAppomattox
HUC8 Number02080207
Map
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Collection Day12
Collection Month6
Collection Year1973
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. Counties include Chesterfield and Prince George
Record TypeSpecimen
Disposalpreserved dry
Museum Cat NumberUSNM 711390
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected4 valves


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [9/21/2019].

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