Megalonaias nervosa, Specimen #1645

Description:

One preserved mussel specimen including the left valve only. The specimen exhibits a rhomboidal shape; thick shell; double looped beak sculpturing; white internal coloring; black 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 - Goliad County
Creation Date: June 10, 2011
Partner(s):
Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum
Collection(s):
Joseph Britton Freshwater Mussel Collection
Usage:
Total Uses: 63
Past 30 days: 11
Yesterday: 0
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Creator (Collector):
Creator (Collector):
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Date(s):
  • Creation: June 10, 2011
Coverage:
Place
United States - Texas - Goliad County
Description:

One preserved mussel specimen including the left valve only. The specimen exhibits a rhomboidal shape; thick shell; double looped beak sculpturing; white internal coloring; black 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 (1 valve) : white and black ; 120 mm

Language(s):
Subject(s):
Keyword(s): shells | washboard | 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: 00001645
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metadc38925
Resource Type: Specimen
Format: Image