Specimen Information

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

Specimen ID889634
GroupMollusks-Bivalves
GenusCorbicula
Speciesfluminea
Common NameAsian clam
StateNC
CountyColumbus
LocalityLake Waccamaw, at Wildlife boat ramp, on SW shore, 4-5 mi. SE of Hallsboro, 10-11 mi. ESE of Whiteville
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameWaccamaw
HUC8 Number03040206
HUC10 NameHeadwaters Waccamaw River
HUC10 Number0304020603
HUC12 NameLake Waccamaw
HUC12 Number030402060304
Map
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Collection Day21
Collection Month7
Collection Year1978
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
Record TypeSpecimen
DisposalOhio State University Museum of Biological Diversity
Museum Cat NumberOSUM 42422
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected1


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2020]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [5/31/2020].

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