Date: January 31, 1976
Creator: Britton, Joseph; Johnson, L. & Burkett
Description: One preserved mussel specimen including both the left and right valves. The specimen exhibits an oval shape; moderately thick shell; single looped beak sculpturing; purple internal coloring; reddish-brown external coloring; no external sculpturing. Collected in the Brazos basin. The specimen measures between 100 - 120 mm in length and was assessed to be relatively-recently dead when collected.
Contributing Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum