Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID52151
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusCorbicula
Speciesfluminea
Common NameAsian clam
StateWA
CountyPacific
LocalityColumbia River, north bank about 2 miles east of Knappton
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLower Columbia
HUC8 Number17080006
HUC10 NameBaker Bay-Columbia River
HUC10 Number1708000605
HUC12 NameBaker Bay-Columbia River
HUC12 Number170800060500
Map
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Collection Month8
Collection Year1938
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:1642
Author:Hanna, G.D.
Date:1966
Title:Introduced mollusks of western North America.
Journal:Occasional Papers of the California Academy of Sciences
Volume:48
Pages:1-108
Reference 3
Ref. Number:14645
Author:Burch, J.Q.
Date:1944
Title:Check list of west North American marine mollusa from San Diego, California to Alaska.
Journal:Minutes of the Conchological Club of Southern California
Publisher:Minutes of the Conchological Club of Southem Califomia
Volume:38
Pages:18
CommentsFirst living population found in North America. Also see ref no. 12039. New catalog number assigned 6/2/2017.
Record TypeSpecimen
Disposalpreserved dry
Museum Cat NumberCAS-IZ 219729
VerifierJohn Q. Burch
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collectednumerous


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