Pyganodon grandis, Specimen #855

Description:

One preserved mussel specimen including both the left and right valves. The specimen exhibits an elliptical shape; thin shell; double looped beak sculpturing; white internal coloring; brown external coloring; no external sculpturing. Collected in the Trinity basin. The specimen measures over 120 mm in length and was assessed to be long dead when collected.

Creator(s):
Location(s): United States - Texas - Tarrant County
Creation Date: September 8, 1971
Partner(s):
Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum
Collection(s):
Joseph Britton Freshwater Mussel Collection
Usage:
Total Uses: 21
Past 30 days: 2
Yesterday: 0
Creator (Collector):
Creator (Collector):
Date(s):
  • Creation: September 8, 1971
Coverage:
Place
United States - Texas - Tarrant County
Description:

One preserved mussel specimen including both the left and right valves. The specimen exhibits an elliptical shape; thin shell; double looped beak sculpturing; white internal coloring; brown external coloring; no external sculpturing. Collected in the Trinity basin. The specimen measures over 120 mm in length and was assessed to be long dead when collected.

Degree:
Department: Biological Sciences
Physical Description:

1 mussel specimen (2 valves) : brown and white ; 120 mm.

Language(s):
Subject(s):
Keyword(s): shells | giant floater | Lake Worth | Trinity basin
Contributor(s):
Partner:
Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum
Collection:
Joseph Britton Freshwater Mussel Collection
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: Catalog Number: 00000855
  • OTHER: Alternate Catalog Number: 61d
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metadc35002
Resource Type: Specimen
Format: Image