Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID889305
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusCorbicula
Speciesfluminea
Common NameAsian clam
StateKY
CountyJefferson
LocalityOhio River, 1.5 mi. above mouth of Silver Creek, [1.4 mi. SE of New Albany, 2.1 mi. N of Louisville]
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameSilver-Little Kentucky
HUC8 Number05140101
HUC10 NameBear Grass Creek-Ohio River
HUC10 Number0514010109
HUC12 NameFall Run-Ohio River
HUC12 Number051401010904
Map
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Collection Day18
Collection Month7
Collection Year1981
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwayunknown
Statusestablished
Reference 1
Ref. Number:28132
Author:Byrne, C.
Date:2015
Title:Corbicula fluminea collection data from the Ohio State University Museum.
Publisher:Ohio State University Museum of Biodiversity
CommentsThe specimen collection data has the location as Clark County, Indiana. However, it should be Jefferson County, Kentucky. The Kentucky state line crosses the river to the Indiana shore.
Record TypeSpecimen
DisposalOhio State University Museum of Biological Diversity
Museum Cat NumberOSUM 49750
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected4


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