Megalonaias nervosa, Specimen #1644

Description:

One preserved mussel specimen including both the left and right valves. The specimen exhibits a rhomboidal shape; thick shell; double looped beak sculpturing; white internal coloring; dark brown external coloring; external sculpturing in the form of ridges. Collected in the Guadalupe basin. The specimen measures over 120 mm in length and was assessed to be relatively-recently dead when collected.

Creator(s):
Location(s): United States - Texas - Gonzales County
Creation Date: May 13, 2011
Partner(s):
Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum
Collection(s):
Joseph Britton Freshwater Mussel Collection
Usage:
Total Uses: 18
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Date(s):
  • Creation: May 13, 2011
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Place
United States - Texas - Gonzales County
Description:

One preserved mussel specimen including both the left and right valves. The specimen exhibits a rhomboidal shape; thick shell; double looped beak sculpturing; white internal coloring; dark brown external coloring; external sculpturing in the form of ridges. Collected in the Guadalupe basin. The specimen measures over 120 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 ; 120 mm

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Subject(s):
Keyword(s): shells | washboard | San Marcos River | Guadalupe basin
Contributor(s):
Partner:
Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum
Collection:
Joseph Britton Freshwater Mussel Collection
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: Catalog Number: 00001644
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metadc38924
Resource Type: Specimen
Format: Image