Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID52160
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusCorbicula
Speciesfluminea
Common NameAsian clam
StateWA
CountyPacific
LocalityRaymond, Washington (unspecified water body)
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameWillapa Bay
HUC8 Number17100106
Map
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Collection Month4
Collection Year1937
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayunknown
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:24441
Author:Counts III, C.L.
Date:1985
Title:Corbicula fluminea (Bivalvia: Corbiculidae) in the state of Washington in 1937 and in Utah in 1978.
Journal:The Nautilus
Volume:99
Issue:1
Pages:18-19
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
CommentsRaymond is located on the Willapa River although no specific water body name is recorded with the specimen collection. It is part of a collection donated to the Los Angeles natural museum in 1980 from a private Catholic college in Los Angeles.
Record TypeSpecimen
Disposalpreserved dry
Museum Cat NumberLACM 64359
VerifierNatural History Museum of Los Angeles County
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected4
Size17.5 - 29.4 mm


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