Joseph Britton Freshwater Mussel Collection - 4 Matching Results

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Leptodea fragilis, Specimen #466

Description: One preserved mussel specimen including the right valve only. The specimen exhibits an oval shape; thin shell; double looped beak sculpturing; white internal coloring; tan external coloring; no external sculpturing. Collected in the Red River basin. The specimen measures between 60 - 100 mm in length and was assessed to be very-long dead when collected.
Date: April 25, 1975
Creator: Britton, Joseph & Murphy, C.
Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum

Leptodea fragilis, Specimen #467

Description: One preserved mussel specimen including both the left and right valves. The specimen exhibits an oval shape; thin shell; double looped beak sculpturing; white internal coloring; off-white external coloring; no external sculpturing. Collected in the Red River basin. The specimen measures between 0 - 60 mm in length and was assessed to be very-long dead when collected.
Date: April 25, 1975
Creator: Britton, Joseph & Murphy, C.
Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum

Leptodea fragilis, Specimen #468

Description: One preserved mussel specimen including the right valve only. The specimen exhibits an oval shape; thin shell; double looped beak sculpturing; white internal coloring; tan external coloring; no external sculpturing. Collected in the Red River basin. The specimen measures between 0 - 60 mm in length and was assessed to be long dead when collected.
Date: April 25, 1975
Creator: Britton, Joseph & Murphy, C.
Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum

Toxolasma parvum, Specimen #1118

Description: One preserved mussel specimen including both the left and right valves. The specimen exhibits an elliptical shape; thick shell; single looped beak sculpturing; bluish-white internal coloring; tan external coloring; no external sculpturing. Collected in the Red River basin. The specimen measures between 0 - 60 mm in length and was assessed to be relatively-recently dead when collected.
Date: April 25, 1975
Creator: Britton, Joseph & Murphy, C.
Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum