Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID887054
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusCorbicula
Speciesfluminea
Common NameAsian clam
StateIL
CountyCook
LocalitySchiller Park, DesPlaines River just N of Irving Park Road
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameDes Plaines
HUC8 Number07120004
HUC10 NameWillow Creek-Des Plaines River
HUC10 Number0712000405
HUC12 NameBensenville Ditch-Des Plaines River
HUC12 Number071200040506
Map
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Collection Day22
Collection Month4
Collection Year2006
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayunknown
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:26212
Author:GBIF
Date:2013
Title:Global Biodiversity Information Facility (GBIF) Database.
Publisher:Global Biodiversity Information Facility
Reference 2
Ref. Number:25935
Author:Field Museum of Natural History.
Date:2013
Title:Field Museum of Natural History invertebrate collection. Accessed through GBIF data portal, http://data.gbif.org/datasets/resource/14348
Publisher:Field Museum of Natural History
Record TypeSpecimen
DisposalField Museum of Natural History invertebrate collection
Museum Cat NumberFMNH 303381
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2019]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [9/17/2019].

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