Corbicula fluminea (O.F. Müller, 1774)

English Asian clam ISEIA: A2 – Black List
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Report the species

Report Corbicula fluminea to the National Museum of Natural History.

Importance and distribution in Luxembourg

The first documented occurrence of the species in Luxembourg dates from 1996. It was found by K. Groh on 17th June 1996 in the Moselle river in the municipality of Remich. 15 occurrences are documented in the Recorder database from the rivers Moselle and Our, reaching from 1996 to 2015 (25/01/2018).

Risk assessment

ISEIA protocol: A2 (3+3+3+3) = Black List (Ries et al. 2017: 68).

Bibliography concerning Luxembourg

  • Dhur, G. & J.A. Massard, 1995. Étude historique et faunistique des Invertébrés immigrés ou introduits dans la Moselle luxembourgeoise et ses affluents. Bull. Soc. Nat. luxemb. 96: 127-156. [PDF 1896 KB]
  • Ries, C., A. Arendt, C. Braunert, S. Christian, A. Dohet, A. Frantz, G. Geimer, M. Hellers, J. A. Massard, X. Mestdagh, R. Proess, N. Schneider & M. Pfeiffenschneider, 2017. Environmental impact assessment and black, watch and alert list classification after the ISEIA Protocol of invertebrates in Luxembourg. Bull. Soc. Nat. luxemb. 119: 63-70. [PDF 360 KB]

Suggested citation of this webpage

Ries, C. & M. Pfeiffenschneider (Eds.), 2019. Corbicula fluminea (O.F. Müller, 1774). In: - Invasive Alien Species in Luxembourg. URL: [21.08.2019].

 Last updated on Thursday, April 12, 2018.