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; brown external coloring; external sculpturing in the form of ridges. Collected in the Brazos basin. The specimen measures between 60 - 100 mm in length and was assessed to be relatively-recently dead when collected.
Date: August 28, 1980
Creator: Golightly, C. & Moorhead, D.
Item Type: Specimen
Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum