Amblema plicata, Specimen #23

Description:

One preserved mussel specimen including both the left and right valves. The specimen exhibits a quadrate shape; thick shell; single looped beak sculpturing; purplish-white internal coloring; black external coloring; external sculpturing in the form of ridges. Collected in the Brazos basin. The specimen measures between 60 - 100 mm in length and was assessed to be relatively-recently dead when collected.

Creator(s):
Location(s): United States - Texas - Grimes County
Creation Date: October 3, 1975
Partner(s):
Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum
Collection(s):
Joseph Britton Freshwater Mussel Collection
Usage:
Total Uses: 19
Past 30 days: 2
Yesterday: 0
Creator (Collector):
Creator (Collector):
Creator (Collector):
Date(s):
  • Creation: October 3, 1975
Coverage:
Place
United States - Texas - Grimes County
Description:

One preserved mussel specimen including both the left and right valves. The specimen exhibits a quadrate shape; thick shell; single looped beak sculpturing; purplish-white internal coloring; black external coloring; external sculpturing in the form of ridges. Collected in the Brazos 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 (2 valves) : black and purplish-white ; 60 - 100 mm.

Language(s):
Subject(s):
Keyword(s): shells | three-ridge | Navasota River | Brazos basin
Contributor(s):
Partner:
Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum
Collection:
Joseph Britton Freshwater Mussel Collection
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: Catalog Number: 00000023
  • OTHER: Alternate Catalog Number: 1781-3
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metadc34161
Resource Type: Specimen
Format: Image