Leptodea fragilis, Specimen #518

Description:

One preserved mussel specimen including the right valve only. The specimen exhibits an oval shape; thin shell; double looped beak sculpturing; bluish-white internal coloring; tan external coloring; no external sculpturing. Collected in the Brazos basin. The specimen measures between 100 - 120 mm in length and was assessed to be long dead when collected.

Creator(s):
Location(s): United States - Texas - Hamilton County
Creation Date: June 14, 1979
Partner(s):
Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum
Collection(s):
Joseph Britton Freshwater Mussel Collection
Usage:
Total Uses: 15
Past 30 days: 3
Yesterday: 0
Creator (Collector):
Creator (Collector):
Creator (Collector):
Date(s):
  • Creation: June 14, 1979
Coverage:
Place
United States - Texas - Hamilton County
Description:

One preserved mussel specimen including the right valve only. The specimen exhibits an oval shape; thin shell; double looped beak sculpturing; bluish-white internal coloring; tan external coloring; no external sculpturing. Collected in the Brazos basin. The specimen measures between 100 - 120 mm in length and was assessed to be long dead when collected.

Degree:
Department: Biological Sciences
Physical Description:

1 mussel specimen (1 valve) : tan and bluish-white ; 100 - 120 mm.

Language(s):
Subject(s):
Keyword(s): shells | fragile papershell | Leon River | Brazos basin
Contributor(s):
Partner:
Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum
Collection:
Joseph Britton Freshwater Mussel Collection
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: Catalog Number: 00000518
  • OTHER: Alternate Catalog Number: 5055-0
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metadc35444
Resource Type: Specimen
Format: Image