Amblema plicata, Specimen #7

Description:

One preserved mussel specimen including the right valve only. The specimen exhibits a quadrate shape; thick shell; single looped beak sculpturing; white internal coloring; brown external coloring; external sculpturing in the form of ridges. Collected in the Trinity basin. The specimen measures over 120 mm in length and was assessed to be long dead when collected.

Creator(s): Britton, Joseph
Location(s): United States - Texas - Tarrant County
Creation Date: October 21, 1971
Partner(s):
Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum
Collection(s):
Joseph Britton Freshwater Mussel Collection
Usage:
Total Uses: 15
Past 30 days: 0
Yesterday: 0
Creator (Collector):
Date(s):
  • Creation: October 21, 1971
Coverage:
Place
United States - Texas - Tarrant County
Description:

One preserved mussel specimen including the right valve only. The specimen exhibits a quadrate shape; thick shell; single looped beak sculpturing; white internal coloring; brown external coloring; external sculpturing in the form of ridges. Collected in the Trinity basin. The specimen measures over 120 mm in length and was assessed to be long dead when collected.

Degree:
Department: Biological Sciences
Physical Description:

1 mussel specimen (1 valve) : brown and white ; 120 mm.

Language(s):
Subject(s):
Keyword(s): shells | three-ridge | Lake Worth | Trinity basin
Contributor(s):
Partner:
Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum
Collection:
Joseph Britton Freshwater Mussel Collection
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: Catalog Number: 00000007
  • OTHER: Alternate Catalog Number: 138-2
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metadc34144
Resource Type: Specimen
Format: Image