Truncilla macrodon, Specimen #1559

Description:

One preserved mussel specimen including both the left and right valves. The specimen exhibits an elliptical shape; bluish-white internal coloring; tan external coloring; no external sculpturing. The specimen measures between 0 - 60 mm in length and was assessed to be very-recently dead when collected.

Creator(s): Pratt, W. L.
Location(s): United States - Texas - Palo Pinto County
Creation Date: December 8, 1968
Partner(s):
Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum
Collection(s):
Joseph Britton Freshwater Mussel Collection
Usage:
Total Uses: 53
Past 30 days: 2
Yesterday: 0
Creator (Collector):
Date(s):
  • Creation: December 8, 1968
Coverage:
Place
United States - Texas - Palo Pinto County
Description:

One preserved mussel specimen including both the left and right valves. The specimen exhibits an elliptical shape; bluish-white internal coloring; tan external coloring; no external sculpturing. The specimen measures between 0 - 60 mm in length and was assessed to be very-recently dead when collected.

Degree:
Department: Biological Sciences
Physical Description:

1 mussel specimen (2 valves) : tan and bluish-white ; 0 - 60 mm.

Language(s):
Subject(s):
Keyword(s): shells | Texas fawnsfoot
Contributor(s):
Partner:
Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum
Collection:
Joseph Britton Freshwater Mussel Collection
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: Catalog Number: 00001559
  • OTHER: Alternate Catalog Number: 1445-2
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metadc34019
Resource Type: Specimen
Format: Image