Quadrula aurea, Specimen #1666

Description:

One preserved mussel specimen including both the left and right valves. The specimen exhibits a rhomboidal shape; moderately thick shell; white internal coloring; orange external coloring; no external sculpturing. Collected in the Guadalupe basin. The specimen measures between 60 - 100 mm in length and was assessed to be recently dead when collected.

Creator(s):
Location(s): United States - Texas - Goliad County
Creation Date: June 8, 2011
Partner(s):
Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum
Collection(s):
Joseph Britton Freshwater Mussel Collection
Usage:
Total Uses: 32
Past 30 days: 2
Yesterday: 0
Creator (Collector):
Creator (Collector):
Creator (Collector):
Creator (Collector):
Date(s):
  • Creation: June 8, 2011
Coverage:
Place
United States - Texas - Goliad County
Description:

One preserved mussel specimen including both the left and right valves. The specimen exhibits a rhomboidal shape; moderately thick shell; white internal coloring; orange external coloring; no external sculpturing. Collected in the Guadalupe basin. The specimen measures between 60 - 100 mm in length and was assessed to be recently dead when collected.

Degree:
Department: Biological Sciences
Physical Description:

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

Language(s):
Subject(s):
Keyword(s): shells | golden orb | 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: 00001666
  • OTHER: Alternate Catalog Number: 1-4C-Quadrula2-MR25
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metadc38946
Resource Type: Specimen
Format: Image