Megalonaias nervosa, Specimen #1645 Metadata

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Title

  • Main Title Megalonaias nervosa, Specimen #1645

Creator

  • Collector: Hammontree, Sarah
    Creator Type: Personal
  • Collector: Pulliam, Lauren
    Creator Type: Personal
  • Collector: Perry, Heather
    Creator Type: Personal
  • Collector: Mabe, Jeffery
    Creator Type: Personal

Contributor

  • Owner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum
    Contributor Type: Organization
    Contributor Info: Owner Institution Code: EFNHM
  • Author: Rafinesque
    Contributor Type: Personal
    Contributor Info: Citation: (Rafinesque, 1820)

Date

  • Creation: 2011-06-10

Language

  • No Language

Description

  • Content Description: One preserved mussel specimen including the left valve only. The specimen exhibits a rhomboidal shape; thick shell; double looped beak sculpturing; white internal coloring; black external coloring; external sculpturing in the form of ridges. Collected in the Guadalupe basin. The specimen measures over 120 mm in length and was assessed to be relatively-recently dead when collected.
  • Physical Description: One mussel shell (1 valve) : white and black ; 120 mm

Subject

  • Library of Congress Subject Headings: Freshwater mussels -- Texas.
  • Library of Congress Subject Headings: Zoological specimens -- Texas.
  • Keyword: shells
  • Scientific Name: Megalonaias nervosa
  • Keyword: washboard
  • Keyword: San Antonio River
  • Keyword: Guadalupe basin

Primary Source

  • Item is a Primary Source

Coverage

  • Place Name: United States - Texas - Goliad 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: 00001645
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc38925

Degree

  • Academic Department: Biological Sciences

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