Arcidens confragosus, Specimen #1604

Description:

One preserved mussel specimen including both the left and right valves. The specimen exhibits an oval shape; moderately thick shell; white internal coloring; reddish-brown external coloring; no external sculpturing. Collected in the Trinity basin. The specimen measures between 100 - 120 mm in length and was assessed to be relatively-recently dead when collected.

Creator(s): Kennedy, James
Location(s): United States - Texas
Creation Date: 1981  
Partner(s):
Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum
Collection(s):
Joseph Britton Freshwater Mussel Collection
Usage:
Total Uses: 13
Past 30 days: 2
Yesterday: 0
Creator (Collector):
Date(s):
  • Creation: 1981
Coverage:
Place
United States - Texas
Description:

One preserved mussel specimen including both the left and right valves. The specimen exhibits an oval shape; moderately thick shell; white internal coloring; reddish-brown external coloring; no external sculpturing. Collected in the Trinity basin. The specimen measures between 100 - 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 reddish-brown ; 100 - 120 mm

Language(s):
Subject(s):
Keyword(s): shells | rock pocketbook | East Fork Trinity River | Trinity basin
Contributor(s):
Partner:
Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum
Collection:
Joseph Britton Freshwater Mussel Collection
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: Catalog Number: 00001604
  • OTHER: Alternate Catalog Number: C2
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metadc38956
Resource Type: Specimen
Format: Image