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Lampsilis hydiana, Specimen #1605

Description: One preserved mussel specimen including both the left and right valves. The specimen exhibits an elliptical shape; moderately thick shell; double looped beak sculpturing; white internal coloring; brown external coloring; no external sculpturing. Collected in the Trinity basin. The specimen measures between 100 - 120 mm in length and was assessed to be long dead when collected.
Date: January 1, 2007
Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum

Lampsilis hydiana, Specimen #1607

Description: One preserved mussel specimen including both the left and right valves. The specimen exhibits an elliptical shape; moderately thick shell; double looped beak sculpturing; white internal coloring; dark brown external coloring; no external sculpturing. Collected in the Trinity basin. The specimen measures between 100 - 120 mm in length and was assessed to be long dead when collected.
Date: January 1, 2007
Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum

Truncilla macrodon, Specimen #1474

Description: One preserved mussel specimen including both the left and right valves. The specimen exhibits an elliptical shape; white internal coloring; tan external coloring; no external sculpturing. The specimen measures between 0 - 60 mm in length and was assessed to be long dead when collected.
Date: unknown
Creator: Drake, N. F.
Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum

Lampsilis bracteata, Specimen #1449

Description: One preserved mussel specimen including both the left and right valves. The specimen exhibits an elliptical shape; white internal coloring; brown external coloring; no external sculpturing. The specimen measures between 60 - 100 mm in length and was assessed to be relatively-recently dead when collected.
Date: unknown
Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum

Potamilus amphichaenus, Specimen #615

Description: One preserved mussel specimen including the right valve only. The specimen exhibits an elliptical shape; thin shell; white internal coloring; brown external coloring; no external sculpturing. Collected in the Trinity basin. The specimen measures over 120 mm in length and was assessed to be long dead when collected.
Date: August 12, 1972
Creator: Britton, Joseph
Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum

Potamilus amphichaenus, Specimen #608

Description: One preserved mussel specimen including the left valve only. The specimen exhibits an elliptical shape; thin shell; bluish-white internal coloring; olive external coloring; no external sculpturing. Collected in the Trinity basin. The specimen measures between 60 - 100 mm in length and was assessed to be recently dead when collected.
Date: December 4, 1971
Creator: Britton, Joseph
Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum

Potamilus purpuratus, Specimen #616

Description: One preserved mussel specimen including the left valve only. The specimen exhibits an elliptical shape; thick shell; pink internal coloring; dark brown external coloring; no external sculpturing. Collected in the Trinity basin. The specimen measures over 120 mm in length and was assessed to be relatively-recently dead when collected.
Date: August 12, 1972
Creator: Britton, Joseph
Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum

Lampsilis bracteata, Specimen #1553

Description: One preserved mussel specimen including both the left and right valves. The specimen exhibits an elliptical shape; white internal coloring; tan external coloring; no external sculpturing. The specimen measures between 0 - 60 mm in length and was assessed to be very-recently dead when collected.
Date: May 25, 1963
Creator: Preston, J. R.
Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum

Lampsilis bracteata, Specimen #1548

Description: One preserved mussel specimen including both the left and right valves. The specimen exhibits an elliptical shape; bluish-white internal coloring; green external coloring; no external sculpturing. The specimen measures between 0 - 60 mm in length and was assessed to be relatively-recently dead when collected.
Date: July 24, 1971
Creator: Voss, W. J.; Pool, R. & Hubbs, L. G.
Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum

Lampsilis bracteata, Specimen #1547

Description: One preserved mussel specimen including both the left and right valves. The specimen exhibits an elliptical shape; white internal coloring; tan external coloring; no external sculpturing. The specimen measures between 60 - 100 mm in length and was assessed to be relatively-recently dead when collected.
Date: July 24, 1971
Creator: Voss, W. J.; Pool, R. & Hubbs, L. G.
Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum

Truncilla macrodon, Specimen #1488

Description: One preserved mussel specimen including both the left and right valves. The specimen exhibits an elliptical shape; white internal coloring; yellow external coloring; no external sculpturing. The specimen measures between 0 - 60 mm in length and was assessed to be recently dead when collected.
Date: unknown
Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum

Quincuncina mitchelli, Specimen #1487

Description: One preserved mussel specimen including both the left and right valves. The specimen exhibits an elliptical shape; bluish-white internal coloring; tan external coloring; no external sculpturing. The specimen measures between 0 - 60 mm in length and was assessed to be recently dead when collected.
Date: unknown
Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum

Lampsilis teres, Specimen #401

Description: One preserved mussel specimen including both the left and right valves. The specimen exhibits an elliptical shape; moderately thick shell; white internal coloring; tan external coloring; no external sculpturing. Collected in the Nueces basin. The specimen measures between 100 - 120 mm in length and was assessed to be long dead when collected.
Date: August 27, 1979
Creator: Britton, Joseph; Britton, David; Britton, Michael & La Grove, M.
Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum

Lampsilis teres, Specimen #398

Description: One preserved mussel specimen including the right valve only. The specimen exhibits an elliptical shape; moderately thick shell; white internal coloring; brown external coloring; no external sculpturing. Collected in the Nueces basin. The specimen measures between 100 - 120 mm in length and was assessed to be very-long dead when collected.
Date: August 27, 1979
Creator: Britton, Joseph; Britton, David; Britton, Michael & La Grove, M.
Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum

Truncilla macrodon, Specimen #1445

Description: One preserved mussel specimen including both the left and right valves. The specimen exhibits an elliptical shape; white internal coloring; off-white external coloring; no external sculpturing. The specimen measures between 0 - 60 mm in length and was assessed to be recently dead when collected.
Date: unknown
Creator: Kennedy, W. M.
Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum

Lampsilis teres, Specimen #330

Description: One preserved mussel specimen including both the left and right valves. The specimen exhibits an elliptical shape; moderately thick shell; 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 live when collected.
Date: May 4, 1972
Creator: Falzarano, A. & Britton, Joseph
Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum

Lampsilis teres, Specimen #329

Description: One preserved mussel specimen including both the left and right valves. The specimen exhibits an elliptical shape; moderately thick shell; 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 live when collected.
Date: May 4, 1972
Creator: Falzarano, A. & Britton, Joseph
Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum

Lampsilis teres, Specimen #327

Description: One preserved mussel specimen including both the left and right valves. The specimen exhibits an elliptical shape; moderately thick shell; white internal coloring; tan external coloring; no external sculpturing. Collected in the San Jacinto basin. The specimen measures between 60 - 100 mm in length and was assessed to be recently dead when collected.
Date: October 5, 1975
Creator: Britton, Joseph; Murphy, C.; Golightly, C. & Boone, Constance
Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum

Lampsilis teres, Specimen #332

Description: One preserved mussel specimen including both the left and right valves. The specimen exhibits an elliptical shape; moderately thick shell; 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 live when collected.
Date: May 4, 1972
Creator: Falzarano, A. & Britton, Joseph
Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum

Potamilus amphichaenus, Specimen #703

Description: One preserved mussel specimen including both the left and right valves. The specimen exhibits an elliptical shape; thin shell; bluish-white internal coloring; olive external coloring; no external sculpturing. The specimen measures between 60 - 100 mm in length and was assessed to be relatively-recently dead when collected.
Date: October 24, 1973
Creator: Grunninger, T.
Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum

Lampsilis teres, Specimen #397

Description: One preserved mussel specimen including the left valve only. The specimen exhibits an elliptical shape; moderately thick shell; 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 long dead when collected.
Date: August 27, 1979
Creator: Britton, Joseph; Britton, David; Britton, Michael & La Grove, M.
Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum

Lampsilis teres, Specimen #403

Description: One preserved mussel specimen including the right valve only. The specimen exhibits an elliptical shape; moderately thick shell; white internal coloring; brown external coloring; no external sculpturing. Collected in the Nueces basin. The specimen measures between 100 - 120 mm in length and was assessed to be very-long dead when collected.
Date: August 27, 1979
Creator: Britton, Joseph; Britton, David; Britton, Michael & La Grove, M.
Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum

Lampsilis teres, Specimen #283

Description: One preserved mussel specimen including the left valve only. The specimen exhibits an elliptical shape; moderately thick shell; white internal coloring; tan external coloring; no external sculpturing. Collected in the Colorado basin. The specimen measures between 60 - 100 mm in length and was assessed to be very-long dead when collected.
Date: August 23, 1979
Creator: Britton, Joseph; Britton, David; Britton, Michael & La Grove, M.
Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum

Lampsilis teres, Specimen #404

Description: One preserved mussel specimen including the right valve only. The specimen exhibits an elliptical shape; moderately thick shell; white internal coloring; 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 very-long dead when collected.
Date: August 27, 1979
Creator: Britton, Joseph; Britton, David; Britton, Michael & La Grove, M.
Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum