Arcidens confragosus, Specimen #1640 Metadata
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- Main Title Arcidens confragosus, Specimen #1640
Collector: Hammontree, SarahCreator Type: Personal
Collector: Mabe, JefferyCreator Type: Personal
Collector: Perry, HeatherCreator Type: Personal
Collector: Pulliam, LaurenCreator Type: Personal
Owner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage MuseumContributor Type: OrganizationContributor Info: Owner Institution Code: EFNHM
Author: SayContributor Type: PersonalContributor Info: Citation: (Say, 1829)
- Creation: 2011-06-18
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- Content Description: One preserved mussel specimen including the left valve only. The specimen exhibits a quadrate shape; moderately thick shell; white internal coloring; dark brown external coloring; external sculpturing in the form of ridges. Collected in the Guadalupe basin. The specimen measures between 60 - 100 mm in length and was assessed to be relatively-recently dead when collected.
- Physical Description: One mussel shell (1 valve) : white and dark brown ; 60 - 100 mm
- Library of Congress Subject Headings: Freshwater mussels -- Texas.
- Library of Congress Subject Headings: Zoological specimens -- Texas.
- Keyword: shells
- Scientific Name: Arcidens confragosus
- Keyword: rock pocketbook
- Keyword: San Antonio River
- Keyword: Guadalupe basin
- Item is a Primary Source
- Place Name: United States - Texas - Goliad County
Name: Joseph Britton Freshwater Mussel CollectionCode: JOSEPH
Name: Elm Fork Natural Heritage MuseumCode: EFNHM
- Accession or Local Control No: Catalog Number: 00001640
- Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc38920
- Academic Department: Biological Sciences