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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCorbicula fluminea (O. F. Müller, 1774) 
AphiaID: 181580

Classification: Biota > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnimalia (Kingdom) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMollusca (Phylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorBivalvia (Class) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHeterodonta (Subclass) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorEuheterodonta (Infraclass) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorImparidentia (Superorder) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorVenerida (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCyrenoidea (Superfamily) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCyrenidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCorbicula (Genus) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCorbicula fluminea (Species)
Status accepted
Rank Species
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCorbicula Megerle von Mühlfeld, 1811
Orig. name Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTellina fluminea O. F. Müller, 1774
Synonymised
names
  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCorbicula leana Prime, 1867
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCorbicula manilensis (Philippi, 1844)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCyrena manilensis Philippi, 1844 (original combination)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTellina fluminea O. F. Müller, 1774 (original combination)
Sources  original description Müller, O. F. (1774). Vermium terrestrium et fluviatilium, seu animalium infusoriorum, helminthicorum, et testaecorum, non marinorum, succincta historia. Havniæ (Copenhagen) & Lipsiæ (Leipzig), Heineck & Faber. 1: 1-214., available online at http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/50344
page(s): 206 (1774) [details] [full text]

redescription Coan, E. V.; Valentich-Scott, P. (2012). Bivalve seashells of tropical West America. Marine bivalve mollusks from Baja California to northern Peru. 2 vols, 1258 pp. [details]

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Vernacular
Names
 
Language   Name 
Dutch Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorAziatische korfmossel  [details]
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorprosperity clamUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorAsiatic clamUnreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorAsian clam  [details]
French Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorclam asiatique  [details]
Environment marine, fresh, terrestrial
Fossil range recent only
Distribution 
From regional or thematic species database
Celtic Sea
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorIrish part of the Celtic Sea (origin: alien[details]
Gulf of Mexico
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorMexican part of the Gulf of Mexico (origin: alien[details]
North Atlantic Ocean
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorIrish part of the North Atlantic Ocean (origin: alien[details]
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorSpanish part of the North Atlantic Ocean (origin: alien[details]
North Sea
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorUnited Kingdom part of the North Sea (origin: alien[details]
Portugal
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorPortugal (origin: alien[details]
From other sources
Germany
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGermany (origin: alien[details]
Gulf of Mexico
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorGulf of Mexico [details]
North Atlantic Ocean
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorPortuguese Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
North Sea
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorElbe [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorNorth Sea (origin: alien[details]
Spain
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorSpanish Exclusive Economic Zone [details]
(no group)
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorAtlantic Europe (origin: alien[details]
Host of  Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAspidogaster ijimai Kawamura, 1913 (parasitic: endoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCotylaspis sinensis Faust & Tang, 1936 (parasitic: endoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLophotaspis corbiculae Moriya, 1944 [via synonym] (parasitic: endoparasitic)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLophotaspis orientalis Faust & Tang, 1936 (parasitic: endoparasitic)
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDelivering Alien Invasive Species Inventories for Europe (DAISIE) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Barcode of Life (27 barcodes) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Biodiversity Heritage Library (71 publications) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Encyclopedia of Life 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank (126 nucleotides; 59 proteins) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Global Biotic Interactions (GloBI) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Global Invasive Species Database (GISD) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo Information system on Aquatic Non-Indigenous and Cryptogenic Species (AquaNIS) 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo IUCN Red List 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo PESI 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo USNM Invertebrate Zoology Mollusca Collection 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
Notes 
From regional or thematic species database
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorIntroduced species abundance in Mexican part of the Gulf of Mexico (Marine Region) : Rare [details]

Trusted: edited by a thematic editorIntroduced species abundance in Irish part of the Celtic Sea (Marine Region) : Common to dominant [details]

Trusted: edited by a thematic editorIntroduced species impact in Spanish part of the North Atlantic Ocean (Marine Region) : Other impact - undefined or uncertain [details]

Trusted: edited by a thematic editorIntroduced species impact in Irish part of the Celtic Sea (Marine Region) : Water abstraction or nuisance fouling [details]

Trusted: edited by a thematic editorIntroduced species impact in United Kingdom part of the North Sea (Marine Region) : Outcompetes native species for resources and/or space [details]

Trusted: edited by a thematic editorIntroduced species impact in Portugal (Nation) : Other impact - undefined or uncertain [details]

Trusted: edited by a thematic editorIntroduced species impact in Irish part of the North Atlantic Ocean (Marine Region) : Adverse habitat modification [details]

Trusted: edited by a thematic editorIntroduced species impact in Mexican part of the Gulf of Mexico (Marine Region) : Adverse habitat modification [details]

Trusted: edited by a thematic editorIntroduced species impact in Mexican part of the Gulf of Mexico (Marine Region) : Other impact - undefined or uncertain [details]

Trusted: edited by a thematic editorIntroduced species population trend in Mexican part of the Gulf of Mexico (Marine Region) : Decreasing [details]

Trusted: edited by a thematic editorIntroduced species remark in Mexican part of the Gulf of Mexico (Marine Region) : Risk of fouling, but none detected yet [details]

Trusted: edited by a thematic editorIntroduced species vector dispersal in Irish part of the Celtic Sea (Marine Region) : Debris: transport of species on human generated debris [details]

Trusted: edited by a thematic editorIntroduced species vector dispersal in Mexican part of the Gulf of Mexico (Marine Region) : Natural dispersal [details]

Trusted: edited by a thematic editorIntroduced species vector dispersal in United Kingdom part of the North Sea (Marine Region) : Individual release: accidental release by individuals (e.g. aquarium discards) [details]

Trusted: edited by a thematic editorIntroduced species vector dispersal in United Kingdom part of the North Sea (Marine Region) : Ships: general [details]

Trusted: edited by a thematic editorIntroduced species vector dispersal in United Kingdom part of the North Sea (Marine Region) : Fisheries: accidental as bait [details]

Trusted: edited by a thematic editorIntroduced species vector dispersal in Irish part of the Celtic Sea (Marine Region) : Recreational equipment: accidental with recreational equipment [details]

Trusted: edited by a thematic editorIntroduced species vector dispersal in Spanish part of the North Atlantic Ocean (Marine Region) : Fishing activities could be the pathway for the dispersal of Asian clam in this area, although fishing activities have been prohibited for the past few years to protect endangered species. [details]
Images Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editor[show unreviewed]
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:181580
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2005-09-26 12:09:47Z  created  Claus, Simon
2007-03-25 23:01:11Z  changed  Vanden Berghe, Edward
2012-07-23 02:45:35Z  checked  Bouchet, Philippe
2015-11-28 00:49:17Z  changed  Bieler, Rüdiger
  
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  Citation: Bieler, R.; Bouchet, P. (2015). Corbicula fluminea (O. F. Müller, 1774). In: MolluscaBase (2017). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=181580 on 2017-08-23
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