Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID52137
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusCorbicula
Speciesfluminea
Common NameAsian clam
StateVA
CountyGiles
LocalityNew River, at Glen Lyn (RM 95), above and below power plant
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameMiddle New
HUC8 Number05050002
HUC10 NameEast River-New River
HUC10 Number0505000206
HUC12 NameClendennin Creek-Bluestone Lake
HUC12 Number050500020602
Map
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Collection Day12
Collection Month10
Collection Year1976
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayunknown
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:23996
Author:Rodgers, J.H., D.S. Cherry, J.R. Clark, K.L. Dickson, and J. Cairns
Date:1977
Title:The invasion of the Asiatic clam, Corbicula manilensis, in the New River, Virginia.
Journal:The Nautilus
Volume:91
Pages:43-46
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 TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected40
Size7.2-12.3 mm


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [6/6/2020].

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