Amblema plicata, Specimen #1597

Description:

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

Creator(s): Unknown
Location(s): United States - Texas
Creation Date: November 3, 2007
Partner(s):
Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum
Collection(s):
Joseph Britton Freshwater Mussel Collection
Usage:
Total Uses: 7
Past 30 days: 1
Yesterday: 0
Creator:
Unknown
Date(s):
  • Creation: November 3, 2007
Coverage:
Place
United States - Texas
Description:

One preserved mussel specimen including the right valve only. The specimen exhibits an oval shape; thick shell; white internal coloring; brown external coloring; external sculpturing in the form of ridges. Collected in the Trinity basin. The specimen measures > 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 | Elm 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: 00001597
  • OTHER: Alternate Catalog Number: EF-1.9
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metadc34292
Resource Type: Specimen
Format: Image