Lampsilis teres, Specimen #406 Metadata

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Title

  • Main Title Lampsilis teres, Specimen #406

Creator

  • Collector: Britton, Joseph
    Creator Type: Personal
  • Collector: Britton, David
    Creator Type: Personal
  • Collector: Britton, Michael
    Creator Type: Personal
  • Collector: La Grove, M.
    Creator Type: Personal

Contributor

  • Owner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum
    Contributor Type: Organization
    Contributor Info: Owner Institution Code: EFNHM
  • Author: Rafinesque
    Contributor Type: Personal
    Contributor Info: Citation: (Rafinesque, 1820)

Date

  • Creation: 1979-08-27

Language

  • No Language

Description

  • Content Description: One preserved mussel specimen including the right valve only. The specimen exhibits an elliptical shape; moderately thick shell; white internal coloring; brown external coloring; no external sculpturing. Collected in the Nueces basin. The specimen measures between 60 - 100 mm in length and was assessed to be very-long dead when collected.
  • Physical Description: 1 mussel specimen (1 valve) : brown and white ; 60 - 100 mm.

Subject

  • Library of Congress Subject Headings: Freshwater mussels -- Texas.
  • Library of Congress Subject Headings: Zoological specimens -- Texas.
  • Keyword: shells
  • Scientific Name: Lampsilis teres
  • Keyword: yellow sandshell
  • Keyword: Frio River
  • Keyword: Nueces basin

Primary Source

  • Item is a Primary Source

Coverage

  • Place Name: United States - Texas - Live Oak 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: 00000406
  • Other: Alternate Catalog Number: 4177-8
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc34450

Degree

  • Academic Department: Biological Sciences

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