Lampsilis bracteata, Specimen #1466 Metadata

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Title

  • Main Title Lampsilis bracteata, Specimen #1466

Creator

  • Collector: Askew, H. G.
    Creator Type: Personal

Contributor

  • Owner: University of Texas Non-vertabrate Paleontological Laboratory
    Contributor Type: Organization
  • Author: Gould
    Contributor Type: Personal
    Contributor Info: Citation: (Gould, 1855)

Language

  • No Language

Description

  • Content Description: One preserved mussel specimen including both the left and right valves. The specimen exhibits an oval shape; bluish-white internal coloring; tan external coloring; no external sculpturing. The specimen measures between 0 - 60 mm in length and was assessed to be recently dead when collected.
  • Physical Description: 1 mussel specimen (2 valves) : tan and bluish-white ; 0 - 60 mm.

Subject

  • Library of Congress Subject Headings: Freshwater mussels -- Texas.
  • Library of Congress Subject Headings: Zoological specimens -- Texas.
  • Keyword: shells
  • Scientific Name: Lampsilis bracteata
  • Keyword: Texas fatmucket
  • Keyword: Onion Creek

Primary Source

  • Item is a Primary Source

Coverage

  • Place Name: United States - Texas - Travis County

Collection

  • Name: Joseph Britton Freshwater Mussel Collection
    Code: JOSEPH

Institution

  • Name: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum
    Code: EFNHM

Resource Type

  • Specimen

Format

  • Image

Identifier

  • Accession or Local Control No: Catalog Number: 00001466
  • Other: Alternate Catalog Number: UT 43986
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc34058

Degree

  • Academic Department: Biological Sciences

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