Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID52143
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusCorbicula
Speciesfluminea
Common NameAsian clam
StateVA
CountyPrince George
LocalityCollecting ponds of cooling towers, Allied Chemical County plant, Hopewell
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameLower James
HUC8 Number02080206
Map
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Collection Year1974
Year AccuracyPublication Year
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:12052
Author:Diaz, R.J.
Date:1974
Title:Asiatic clam, Corbicula manilensis (Philippi), in the tidal James River, Virginia.
Journal:Chesapeake Science
Volume:15
Issue:2
Pages:118-120
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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