Amblema plicata, Specimen #11

Description:

One preserved mussel specimen including the left valve only. The specimen exhibits a quadrate shape; thick shell; single looped beak sculpturing; purplish-white internal coloring; dark brown external 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 relatively-recently 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: 14
Past 30 days: 1
Yesterday: 0
Creator (Collector):
Date(s):
  • Creation: October 21, 1971
Coverage:
Place
United States - Texas - Tarrant County
Description:

One preserved mussel specimen including the left valve only. The specimen exhibits a quadrate shape; thick shell; single looped beak sculpturing; purplish-white internal coloring; dark brown external 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 relatively-recently dead when collected.

Degree:
Department: Biological Sciences
Physical Description:

1 mussel specimen (1 valve) : dark brown and purplish-white ; 60 - 100 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: 00000011
  • OTHER: Alternate Catalog Number: 138-6
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metadc34148
Resource Type: Specimen
Format: Image