Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID889350
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusCorbicula
Speciesfluminea
Common NameAsian clam
StateKY
CountyCarroll
LocalityOhio River, below the ferry landing at Ghent
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameMiddle Ohio-Laughery
HUC8 Number05090203
HUC10 NameBig Bone Creek-Ohio River
HUC10 Number0509020310
HUC12 NameMcCools Creek-Ohio River
HUC12 Number050902031010
Map
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Collection Day24
Collection Month9
Collection Year1961
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
CommentsShells only, no live specimens.
Record TypeSpecimen
DisposalOhio State University Museum of Biological Diversity
Museum Cat NumberOSUM 5385
VerifierDavid Stansbery
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1


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