Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID889338
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusCorbicula
Speciesfluminea
Common NameAsian clam
StateKY
CountyCampbell
LocalityOhio River, at Tacoma Park beach, [Dayton] opposite Cincinnati
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameMiddle Ohio-Laughery
HUC8 Number05090203
HUC10 NameMuddy Creek-Ohio River
HUC10 Number0509020302
HUC12 NameTown of Newport-Ohio River
HUC12 Number050902030201
Map
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Collection Day21
Collection Month9
Collection Year1962
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
Reference 2
Ref. Number:12055
Author:Stein, C.B.
Date:1962
Title:An extension of the known range of the Asiatic clam Corbicula fluminea (Muller) in the Ohio and Mississippi Rivers.
Journal:The Ohio Journal of Science
Volume:62
Issue:6
Pages:326-327
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
CommentsLiving specimens found.
Record TypeSpecimen
DisposalOhio State University Museum of Biological Diversity
Museum Cat NumberOSUM 6543
VerifierDavid Stansbery
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected200


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