Quadrula mortoni, Specimen #960 Metadata

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Title

  • Main Title Quadrula mortoni, Specimen #960

Creator

  • Collector: Britton, Joseph
    Creator Type: Personal
  • Collector: Murphy, C.
    Creator Type: Personal
  • Collector: Golightly, C.
    Creator Type: Personal
  • Collector: Boone, Constance
    Creator Type: Personal

Contributor

  • Owner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum
    Contributor Type: Organization
    Contributor Info: Owner Institution Code: EFNHM
  • Author: Conrad
    Contributor Type: Personal
    Contributor Info: Citation: (Conrad, 1835)

Date

  • Creation: 1975-10-05

Language

  • No Language

Description

  • Content Description: One preserved mussel specimen including both the left and right valves. The specimen exhibits a round shape; moderately thick shell; white internal coloring; dark brown external coloring; external sculpturing in the form of pustules. Collected in the San Jacinto basin. 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) : dark brown and 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: Quadrula mortoni
  • Keyword: western pimpleback
  • Keyword: San Jacinto River
  • Keyword: San Jacinto basin

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: 00000960
  • Other: Alternate Catalog Number: 2405-33
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc34576

Degree

  • Academic Department: Biological Sciences

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