Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID52204
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusCorbicula
Speciesfluminea
Common NameAsian clam
StateWV
CountyKanawha
LocalityKanawha River, at Chelyan
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameUpper Kanawha
HUC8 Number05050006
Map
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Collection Day17
Collection Month7
Collection Year1963
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayunknown
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:12049
Author:Thomas, N.A., and W.M. Mackenthun
Date:1964
Title:Asiatic clam infestation at Charleston, West Virginia.
Journal:The Nautilus
Volume:78
Issue:1
Pages:28-29
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
CommentsFew live clams found, but many dead shells present on the banks.
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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