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Corbicula (Bivalvia: Corbiculidae): Part 1: Catalogue of Fossil and Recent Nominal Species, Part 2: A Compendium of Zoogeographic Records of North America and Hawaii, 1924-1984


Series: Tryonia Volume: 21

By: Clement L Counts, III(Author)

134 pages, no illustrations

Department of Malacology

Spiralbound | Dec 1991 | #37894
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Part 1: Catalogue of Fossil and Recent Nominal Species
A catalogue of the fossil and recent nominal species of bivalves in the genus Corbicula is presented. Taxa proposed for 462 Recent and 127 fossil nominal species and subspecies are listed. Sixty-two recent and one fossil taxa are nomina nuda. Type materials for 102 recent and 53 fossil taxa are missing or destroyed. Institutions in whose collections type materials are housed, and the institutional catalogue numbers, are given. Type localities are also cited, where known, for each species as well as bibliographic citations and information on figures.

Part 2: A Compendium of Zoogeographic Records of North America and Hawaii
Zoogeographic records for the exotic Asian bivalve, Corbicula in Canada, Mexico, and the United States (including Hawaii) were obtained from literature, museum, state government environmental agencies, industrial reports, and private collections. Records are arranged by country, and state or province. Each record includes body of water, county or parish, nearest community or landmark, date of collection or report, and record source information. Instances of industtrial and agricultural facility fouling are also included.

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