Amblema plicata, Specimen #4

Description:

One preserved mussel specimen including the left valve only. The specimen exhibits a quadrate shape; thick shell; single looped beak sculpturing; white internal coloring; external sculpturing in the form of ridges. Collected in the Trinity basin. The specimen measures between 60 - 100 mm in length and was assessed to be subfossil when collected.

Creator(s): Pettit, J.
Location(s): United States - Texas - Wise County
Creation Date: October 24, 1973
Partner(s):
Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum
Collection(s):
Joseph Britton Freshwater Mussel Collection
Usage:
Total Uses: 13
Past 30 days: 0
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Creator (Collector):
Date(s):
  • Creation: October 24, 1973
Coverage:
Place
United States - Texas - Wise County
Description:

One preserved mussel specimen including the left valve only. The specimen exhibits a quadrate shape; thick shell; single looped beak sculpturing; white internal coloring; external sculpturing in the form of ridges. Collected in the Trinity basin. The specimen measures between 60 - 100 mm in length and was assessed to be subfossil when collected.

Degree:
Department: Biological Sciences
Physical Description:

1 mussel specimen (1 valve) : white ; 60 - 100 mm.

Language(s):
Subject(s):
Keyword(s): shells | three-ridge | West Fork of the Trinity River | Trinity basin
Contributor(s):
Partner:
Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum
Collection:
Joseph Britton Freshwater Mussel Collection
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: Catalog Number: 00000004
  • OTHER: Alternate Catalog Number: 1188-1
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metadc34141
Resource Type: Specimen
Format: Image