Amblema plicata, Specimen #140

Description:

One preserved mussel specimen including both the left and right valves. 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 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 - Robertson County
Creation Date: August 28, 1980
Partner(s):
Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum
Collection(s):
Joseph Britton Freshwater Mussel Collection
Usage:
Total Uses: 13
Past 30 days: 1
Yesterday: 0
Creator (Collector):
Creator (Collector):
Date(s):
  • Creation: August 28, 1980
Coverage:
Place
United States - Texas - Robertson 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; white internal coloring; brown 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) : brown and white ; 60 - 100 mm.

Language(s):
Subject(s):
Keyword(s): shells | three-ridge | Little Brazos River | Brazos basin
Contributor(s):
Partner:
Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum
Collection:
Joseph Britton Freshwater Mussel Collection
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: Catalog Number: 00000140
  • OTHER: Alternate Catalog Number: BR6-1
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metadc34280
Resource Type: Specimen
Format: Image