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Amblema plicata, Specimen #4

Description: One preserved mussel specimen including the left valve only. The specimen exhibits a quadrate shape; thick shell; single looped beak sculpturing; white internal coloring; external sculpturing in the form of ridges. Collected in the Trinity basin. The specimen measures between 60 - 100 mm in length and was assessed to be subfossil when collected.
Date: October 24, 1973
Creator: Pettit, J.
Item Type: Specimen
Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum

Amblema plicata, Specimen #5

Description: One preserved mussel specimen including the left valve only. The specimen exhibits a quadrate shape; thick shell; single looped beak sculpturing; white internal coloring; brown external coloring; external sculpturing in the form of ridges. Collected in the Trinity basin. The specimen measures between 60 - 100 mm in length and was assessed to be very-long dead when collected.
Date: October 24, 1973
Creator: Pettit, J.
Item Type: Specimen
Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum

Amblema plicata, Specimen #46

Description: One preserved mussel specimen including both the left and right valves. The specimen exhibits a quadrate shape; thick shell; single looped beak sculpturing; white internal coloring; tan external coloring; external sculpturing in the form of ridges. Collected in the Trinity basin. The specimen measures between 60 - 100 mm in length and was assessed to be relatively-recently dead when collected.
Date: 1973
Creator: Pettit, J.
Item Type: Specimen
Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum

Amblema plicata, Specimen #47

Description: One preserved mussel specimen including the left valve only. The specimen exhibits a quadrate shape; thick shell; single looped beak sculpturing; purplish-white internal coloring; reddish-brown external coloring; external sculpturing in the form of ridges. Collected in the Trinity basin. The specimen measures between 60 - 100 mm in length and was assessed to be relatively-recently dead when collected.
Date: 1973
Creator: Pettit, J.
Item Type: Specimen
Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum

Amblema plicata, Specimen #48

Description: One preserved mussel specimen including both the left and right valves. The specimen exhibits a quadrate shape; thick shell; single looped beak sculpturing; purplish-white internal coloring; reddish-brown external coloring; external sculpturing in the form of ridges. Collected in the Trinity basin. The specimen measures between 100 - 120 mm in length and was assessed to be recently dead when collected.
Date: 1973
Creator: Pettit, J.
Item Type: Specimen
Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum

Amblema plicata, Specimen #55

Description: One preserved mussel specimen including the right valve only. The specimen exhibits a quadrate shape; thick shell; single looped beak sculpturing; white internal coloring; black external coloring; external sculpturing in the form of ridges. Collected in the Trinity basin. The specimen measures between 60 - 100 mm in length and was assessed to be very-long dead when collected.
Date: 1973
Creator: Pettit, J.
Item Type: Specimen
Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum

Amblema plicata, Specimen #56

Description: One preserved mussel specimen including the right valve only. The specimen exhibits a quadrate shape; thick shell; single looped beak sculpturing; white internal coloring; external sculpturing in the form of ridges. Collected in the Trinity basin. The specimen measures between 60 - 100 mm in length and was assessed to be subfossil when collected.
Date: 1973
Creator: Pettit, J.
Item Type: Specimen
Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum

Amblema plicata, Specimen #57

Description: One preserved mussel specimen including the right valve only. The specimen exhibits a quadrate shape; thick shell; single looped beak sculpturing; white internal coloring; brown external coloring; external sculpturing in the form of ridges. Collected in the Trinity basin. The specimen measures between 60 - 100 mm in length and was assessed to be very-long dead when collected.
Date: 1973
Creator: Pettit, J.
Item Type: Specimen
Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum

Amblema plicata, Specimen #58

Description: One preserved mussel specimen including the right valve only. The specimen exhibits a quadrate shape; thick shell; single looped beak sculpturing; white internal coloring; black external coloring; external sculpturing in the form of ridges. Collected in the Trinity basin. The specimen measures between 0 - 60 mm in length and was assessed to be very-long dead when collected.
Date: 1973
Creator: Pettit, J.
Item Type: Specimen
Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum

Amblema plicata, Specimen #70

Description: One preserved mussel specimen including the left valve only. The specimen exhibits a quadrate shape; thick shell; single looped beak sculpturing; white internal coloring; reddish-brown external coloring; external sculpturing in the form of ridges. Collected in the Trinity basin. The specimen measures between 60 - 100 mm in length and was assessed to be long dead when collected.
Date: 1973
Creator: Pettit, J.
Item Type: Specimen
Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum

Amblema plicata, Specimen #71

Description: One preserved mussel specimen including the right valve only. The specimen exhibits a quadrate shape; thick shell; single looped beak sculpturing; white internal coloring; dark brown external coloring; external sculpturing in the form of ridges. Collected in the Trinity basin. The specimen measures between 60 - 100 mm in length and was assessed to be long dead when collected.
Date: 1973
Creator: Pettit, J.
Item Type: Specimen
Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum

Cyrtonaias tampicoensis, Specimen #207

Description: One preserved mussel specimen including both the left and right valves. The specimen exhibits an oval shape; moderately thick shell; single looped beak sculpturing; pink internal coloring; tan external coloring; no external sculpturing. Collected in the Nueces basin. The specimen measures between 60 - 100 mm in length and was assessed to be relatively-recently dead when collected.
Date: August 16, 1973
Creator: Britton, Joseph
Item Type: Specimen
Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum

Cyrtonaias tampicoensis, Specimen #208

Description: One preserved mussel specimen including both the left and right valves. The specimen exhibits an oval shape; moderately thick shell; single looped beak sculpturing; pink internal coloring; dark brown external coloring; no external sculpturing. Collected in the Nueces basin. The specimen measures between 60 - 100 mm in length and was assessed to be relatively-recently dead when collected.
Date: August 16, 1973
Creator: Britton, Joseph
Item Type: Specimen
Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum

Cyrtonaias tampicoensis, Specimen #209

Description: One preserved mussel specimen including the right valve only. The specimen exhibits an oval shape; moderately thick shell; single looped beak sculpturing; white internal coloring; dark brown external coloring; no external sculpturing. Collected in the Nueces basin. The specimen measures between 60 - 100 mm in length and was assessed to be relatively-recently dead when collected.
Date: August 16, 1973
Creator: Britton, Joseph
Item Type: Specimen
Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum

Cyrtonaias tampicoensis, Specimen #210

Description: One preserved mussel specimen including the left valve only. The specimen exhibits an oval shape; moderately thick shell; single looped beak sculpturing; white internal coloring; dark brown external coloring; no external sculpturing. Collected in the Nueces basin. The specimen measures between 60 - 100 mm in length and was assessed to be relatively-recently dead when collected.
Date: August 16, 1973
Creator: Britton, Joseph
Item Type: Specimen
Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum

Cyrtonaias tampicoensis, Specimen #211

Description: One preserved mussel specimen including the left valve only. The specimen exhibits an oval shape; moderately thick shell; single looped beak sculpturing; white internal coloring; tan external coloring; no external sculpturing. Collected in the Nueces basin. The specimen measures between 60 - 100 mm in length and was assessed to be recently dead when collected.
Date: August 16, 1973
Creator: Britton, Joseph
Item Type: Specimen
Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum

Fusconaia sp., Specimen #252

Description: One preserved mussel specimen including the right valve only. The specimen exhibits a round shape; moderately thick shell; single looped beak sculpturing; white internal coloring; no external sculpturing. Collected in the Trinity basin. The specimen measures between 0 - 60 mm in length and was assessed to be subfossil when collected.
Date: May 28, 1973
Creator: Pettit, J.
Item Type: Specimen
Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum

Fusconaia sp., Specimen #253

Description: One preserved mussel specimen including the right valve only. The specimen exhibits a triangular shape; moderately thick shell; single looped beak sculpturing; white internal coloring; no external sculpturing. Collected in the Trinity basin. The specimen measures between 0 - 60 mm in length and was assessed to be subfossil when collected.
Date: May 28, 1973
Creator: Pettit, J.
Item Type: Specimen
Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum

Fusconaia sp., Specimen #254

Description: One preserved mussel specimen including the right valve only. The specimen exhibits a triangular shape; moderately thick shell; single looped beak sculpturing; white internal coloring; no external sculpturing. Collected in the Trinity basin. The specimen measures between 0 - 60 mm in length and was assessed to be subfossil when collected.
Date: May 28, 1973
Creator: Pettit, J.
Item Type: Specimen
Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum

Fusconaia sp., Specimen #255

Description: One preserved mussel specimen including the right valve only. The specimen exhibits a triangular shape; moderately thick shell; single looped beak sculpturing; white internal coloring; no external sculpturing. Collected in the Trinity basin. The specimen measures between 60 - 100 mm in length and was assessed to be subfossil when collected.
Date: May 28, 1973
Creator: Pettit, J.
Item Type: Specimen
Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum

Fusconaia sp., Specimen #256

Description: One preserved mussel specimen including the left valve only. The specimen exhibits a round shape; moderately thick shell; single looped beak sculpturing; white internal coloring; no external sculpturing. Collected in the Trinity basin. The specimen measures between 0 - 60 mm in length and was assessed to be subfossil when collected.
Date: May 28, 1973
Creator: Pettit, J.
Item Type: Specimen
Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum

Lampsilis hydiana, Specimen #269

Description: One preserved mussel specimen including the left valve only. The specimen exhibits a rhomboidal shape; thin shell; white internal coloring; brown external coloring; no external sculpturing. Collected in the Trinity basin. The specimen measures between 60 - 100 mm in length and was assessed to be very-long dead when collected.
Date: April 1, 1973
Creator: Pettit, J.
Item Type: Specimen
Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum

Lampsilis hydiana, Specimen #270

Description: One preserved mussel specimen including both the left and right valves. The specimen exhibits a rhomboidal shape; thin shell; double looped beak sculpturing; white internal coloring; tan external coloring; no external sculpturing. Collected in the Trinity basin. The specimen measures between 100 - 120 mm in length and was assessed to be recently dead when collected.
Date: April 1, 1973
Creator: Pettit, J.
Item Type: Specimen
Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum

Lampsilis hydiana, Specimen #271

Description: One preserved mussel specimen including the right valve only. The specimen exhibits a rhomboidal shape; thin shell; double looped beak sculpturing; white internal coloring; tan external coloring; no external sculpturing. Collected in the Trinity basin. The specimen measures between 60 - 100 mm in length and was assessed to be very-long dead when collected.
Date: April 1, 1973
Creator: Pettit, J.
Item Type: Specimen
Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum