Potamilus purpuratus, Specimen #655

Description:

One preserved mussel specimen including the left valve only. The specimen exhibits an elliptical shape; thick shell; salmon internal coloring; brown external coloring; no external sculpturing. Collected in the Trinity basin. The specimen measures between 100 - 120 mm in length and was assessed to be live when collected.

Creator(s): Britton, Joseph
Location(s): United States - Texas - Tarrant County
Creation Date: October 22, 1970
Partner(s):
Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum
Collection(s):
Joseph Britton Freshwater Mussel Collection
Usage:
Total Uses: 10
Past 30 days: 0
Yesterday: 0
Creator (Collector):
Date(s):
  • Creation: October 22, 1970
Coverage:
Place
United States - Texas - Tarrant County
Description:

One preserved mussel specimen including the left valve only. The specimen exhibits an elliptical shape; thick shell; salmon internal coloring; brown external coloring; no external sculpturing. Collected in the Trinity basin. The specimen measures between 100 - 120 mm in length and was assessed to be live when collected.

Degree:
Department: Biological Sciences
Physical Description:

1 mussel specimen (1 valve) : brown and salmon ; 100 - 120 mm.

Language(s):
Subject(s):
Keyword(s): shells | bleufer | Lake Benbrook | Trinity basin
Contributor(s):
Partner:
Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum
Collection:
Joseph Britton Freshwater Mussel Collection
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: Catalog Number: 00000655
  • OTHER: Alternate Catalog Number: 30G
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metadc34817
Resource Type: Specimen
Format: Image