Pyganodon grandis, Specimen #803 Metadata
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- Main Title Pyganodon grandis, Specimen #803
Collector: Britton, JosephCreator Type: Personal
Owner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage MuseumContributor Type: OrganizationContributor Info: Owner Institution Code: EFNHM
Author: SayContributor Type: PersonalContributor Info: Citation: (Say, 1829)
- Creation: 1970-12-31
- No Language
- Content Description: One preserved mussel specimen including the left valve only. The specimen exhibits an elliptical shape; thin shell; double looped beak sculpturing; white internal coloring; brown external coloring; no external sculpturing. Collected in the Brazos basin. The specimen measures over 120 mm in length and was assessed to be relatively-recently dead when collected.
- Physical Description: 1 mussel specimen (1 valve) : brown and white ; 120 mm.
- Library of Congress Subject Headings: Freshwater mussels -- Texas.
- Library of Congress Subject Headings: Zoological specimens -- Texas.
- Keyword: shells
- Scientific Name: Pyganodon grandis
- Keyword: giant floater
- Keyword: Possum Kingdom Reservoir
- Keyword: Brazos basin
- Item is a Primary Source
- Place Name: United States - Texas - Palo Pinto County
Name: Joseph Britton Freshwater Mussel CollectionCode: JOSEPH
Name: Elm Fork Natural Heritage MuseumCode: EFNHM
- Accession or Local Control No: Catalog Number: 00000803
- Other: Alternate Catalog Number: 25 14
- Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc34958
- Academic Department: Biological Sciences