Pyganodon grandis, Specimen #868 Metadata
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- Main Title Pyganodon grandis, Specimen #868
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: 1974-07-20
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- Content Description: One preserved mussel specimen including both the left and right valves. The specimen exhibits an elliptical shape; thin shell; double looped beak sculpturing; bluish-white internal coloring; tan external coloring; no external sculpturing. Collected in the Brazos basin. The specimen measures over 120 mm in length and was assessed to be recently dead when collected.
- Physical Description: 1 mussel specimen (2 valves) : tan and bluish-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: Brazos River
- Keyword: Brazos basin
- Item is a Primary Source
- Place Name: United States - Texas - Johnson County
Name: Joseph Britton Freshwater Mussel CollectionCode: JOSEPH
Name: Elm Fork Natural Heritage MuseumCode: EFNHM
- Accession or Local Control No: Catalog Number: 00000868
- Other: Alternate Catalog Number: 852 4
- Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc35038
- Academic Department: Biological Sciences