Arcidens confragosus, Specimen #1637

Description:

One preserved mussel specimen including both the left and right valves. The specimen exhibits a quadrate shape; moderately thick shell; white internal coloring; dark brown external coloring; external sculpturing in the form of ridges. Collected in the Guadalupe basin. The specimen measures between 60 - 100 mm in length and was assessed to be relatively-recently dead when collected.

Creator(s):
Location(s): United States - Texas - Goliad County
Creation Date: June 18, 2011
Partner(s):
Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum
Collection(s):
Joseph Britton Freshwater Mussel Collection
Usage:
Total Uses: 51
Past 30 days: 9
Yesterday: 0
Creator (Collector):
Creator (Collector):
Creator (Collector):
Creator (Collector):
Date(s):
  • Creation: June 18, 2011
Coverage:
Place
United States - Texas - Goliad County
Description:

One preserved mussel specimen including both the left and right valves. The specimen exhibits a quadrate shape; moderately thick shell; white internal coloring; dark brown external coloring; external sculpturing in the form of ridges. Collected in the Guadalupe basin. The specimen measures between 60 - 100 mm in length and was assessed to be relatively-recently dead when collected.

Degree:
Department: Biological Sciences
Physical Description:

One mussel shell (2 valves) : white and dark brown ; 60 - 100 mm

Language(s):
Subject(s):
Keyword(s): shells | rock pocketbook | San Antonio River | Guadalupe basin
Contributor(s):
Partner:
Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum
Collection:
Joseph Britton Freshwater Mussel Collection
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: Catalog Number: 00001637
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metadc38917
Resource Type: Specimen
Format: Image