Date: October 21, 1971
Creator: Britton, Joseph
Description: One preserved mussel specimen including both the left and right valves. The specimen exhibits a quadrate shape; thick shell; single looped beak sculpturing; purplish-white internal coloring; black external coloring; external sculpturing in the form of ridges. Collected in the Trinity basin. The specimen measures between 60 - 100 mm in length and was assessed to be relatively-recently dead when collected.
Contributing Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum