Utterbackia imbecillis, Specimen #1314 Metadata

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Title

  • Main Title Utterbackia imbecillis, Specimen #1314

Creator

  • Collector: Britton, Joseph
    Creator Type: Personal
  • Collector: Hagan, J.
    Creator Type: Personal
  • Collector: Graham
    Creator Type: Personal
  • Collector: Champagne, L.
    Creator Type: Personal

Contributor

  • Owner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum
    Contributor Type: Organization
    Contributor Info: Owner Institution Code: EFNHM
  • Author: Say
    Contributor Type: Personal
    Contributor Info: Citation: (Say, 1829)

Date

  • Creation: 1977-06-01

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; double looped beak sculpturing; white internal coloring; olive external coloring; no external sculpturing. Collected in the Savannah River basin. The specimen measures between 0 - 60 mm in length and was assessed to be relatively-recently dead when collected.
  • Physical Description: 1 mussel specimen (2 valves) : olive 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: Utterbackia imbecillis
  • Keyword: paper pondshell
  • Keyword: Savannah River
  • Keyword: Savannah River basin

Primary Source

  • Item is a Primary Source

Coverage

  • Place Name: United States - South Carolina - Barnwell 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: 00001314
  • Other: Alternate Catalog Number: 128-14
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc35126

Degree

  • Academic Department: Biological Sciences

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