Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID645754
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusCorbicula
Speciesfluminea
Common NameAsian clam
StateTX
CountyEl Paso
LocalityWest Drain Canal, from El Paso, TX to Radium Springs, in Dona Ana County, New Mexico
Mapping AccuracyApproximate
HUC8 NameEl Paso-Las Cruces
HUC8 Number13030102
Map
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Collection Day1
Collection Month10
Collection Year1964
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayunknown
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:26944
Author:Howells, R.G.
Date:2003
Title:Corbicula fluminea data from Texas, 1976-2003 (unpublished data).
Publisher:Texas Parks and Wildlife Department
Reference 2
Ref. Number:12026
Author:Metcalf, A.L.
Date:1966
Title:Corbicula manilensis in the Mesilla Valley of Texas and New Mexico.
Journal:The Nautilus
Volume:80
Issue:1
Pages:16-20
Reference 3
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
Commentssource for this record in this dataset: Metcalf 1966 in Howells 2001a. Other field notes: 31-59-59N, 106-37-05W. Best specimen condition: present. Would have been introduced about 4 years earlier (1960) to reach the collected size.
Record TypeLiterature
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Year Class4
Size25 mm


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