Utterbackia imbecillis, Specimen #1374

Description:

One preserved mussel specimen including both the left and right valves. The specimen exhibits an elliptical shape; thin shell; double looped beak sculpturing; bluish-white internal coloring; green external coloring; no external sculpturing. Collected in the Nueces basin. The specimen measures between 0 - 60 mm in length and was assessed to be recently dead when collected.

Creator(s):
Location(s): United States - Texas - San Patricio County
Creation Date: August 10, 1979
Partner(s):
Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum
Collection(s):
Joseph Britton Freshwater Mussel Collection
Usage:
Total Uses: 44
Past 30 days: 0
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Creator (Collector):
Creator (Collector):
Date(s):
  • Creation: August 10, 1979
Coverage:
Place
United States - Texas - San Patricio 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; bluish-white internal coloring; green external coloring; no external sculpturing. Collected in the Nueces basin. The specimen measures between 0 - 60 mm in length and was assessed to be recently dead when collected.

Degree:
Department: Biological Sciences
Physical Description:

1 mussel specimen (2 valves) : green and bluish-white ; 0 - 60 mm.

Language(s):
Subject(s):
Keyword(s): shells | paper pondshell | Aransas River | Nueces basin
Contributor(s):
Partner:
Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum
Collection:
Joseph Britton Freshwater Mussel Collection
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: Catalog Number: 00001374
  • OTHER: Alternate Catalog Number: 5073-1
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metadc35449
Resource Type: Specimen
Format: Image