Potamilus amphichaenus, Specimen #667 Metadata

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Title

  • Main Title Potamilus amphichaenus, Specimen #667

Creator

  • Collector: Pettit, J.
    Creator Type: Personal

Contributor

  • Owner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum
    Contributor Type: Organization
    Contributor Info: Owner Institution Code: EFNHM
  • Author: Frierson
    Contributor Type: Personal
    Contributor Info: Citation: (Frierson, 1898)

Date

  • Creation: 1973-04-01

Language

  • No Language

Description

  • Content Description: One preserved mussel specimen including both the left and right valves. The specimen exhibits an elliptical shape; thin shell; bluish-white internal coloring; olive external coloring; no external sculpturing. Collected in the Trinity basin. The specimen measures between 60 - 100 mm in length and was assessed to be relatively-recently dead when collected.
  • Physical Description: 1 mussel specimen (2 valves) : olive and bluish-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: Potamilus amphichaenus
  • Keyword: Texas heelsplitter
  • Keyword: Denton Creek
  • Keyword: Trinity basin

Primary Source

  • Item is a Primary Source

Coverage

  • Place Name: United States - Texas - Tarrant 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: 00000667
  • Other: Alternate Catalog Number: 352-01
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc34828

Degree

  • Academic Department: Biological Sciences

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