Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID879993
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusCorbicula
Speciesfluminea
Common NameAsian clam
StateIL
CountyLivingston
LocalitySouth Fork Vermilion River just E of confluence with Indian Creek
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameVermilion
HUC8 Number07130002
HUC10 NameSouth Fork Vermilion River
HUC10 Number0713000202
HUC12 NameIndian Grove-South Fork Vermilion River
HUC12 Number071300020206
Map
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Collection Day11
Collection Month9
Collection Year2015
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayunknown
Statusestablished
Comments"A member of our group recognized the clam as part of her diet as a child in the Philippines, confirmed by a member of the Illinois Natural History Survey."
Record TypeNAS sighting report
VerifierIllinois Natural History Survey
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1
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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2021]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [9/18/2021].

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