Lampsilis satura, Specimen #1554 Metadata

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Title

  • Main Title Lampsilis satura, Specimen #1554

Creator

  • Collector: Boone, Constance
    Creator Type: Personal

Contributor

  • Owner: Fort Worth Museum of Science and History
    Contributor Type: Organization
  • Author: Lea, I.
    Contributor Type: Personal
    Contributor Info: Citation: (I. Lea, 1852)

Date

  • Creation: 1967-06-27

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 100 - 120 mm in length and was assessed to be very-recently dead when collected.
  • Physical Description: 1 mussel specimen (2 valves) : tan and bluish-white ; 100 - 120 mm.

Subject

  • Library of Congress Subject Headings: Freshwater mussels -- Texas.
  • Library of Congress Subject Headings: Zoological specimens -- Texas.
  • Keyword: shells
  • Scientific Name: Lampsilis satura
  • Keyword: sandbank pocketbook

Primary Source

  • Item is a Primary Source

Coverage

  • Place Name: United States - Texas - Montgomery 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: 00001554
  • Other: Alternate Catalog Number: 950
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc34139

Degree

  • Academic Department: Biological Sciences

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