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Potamilus purpuratus, Specimen #610

Description: One preserved mussel specimen including both the left and right valves. The specimen exhibits a rhomboidal shape; thick shell; pink internal coloring; dark brown external coloring; no external sculpturing. The specimen measures between 100 - 120 mm in length and was assessed to be recently dead when collected.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Specimen
Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum

Potamilus purpuratus, Specimen #609

Description: One preserved mussel specimen including both the left and right valves. The specimen exhibits an oval shape; thick shell; pink internal coloring; dark brown external coloring; no external sculpturing. The specimen measures between 100 - 120 mm in length and was assessed to be recently dead when collected.
Date: December 4, 1971
Item Type: Specimen
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
Item Type: Specimen
Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum

Potamilus purpuratus, Specimen #612

Description: One preserved mussel specimen including both the left and right valves. The specimen exhibits a rhomboidal shape; thick shell; pink internal coloring; black external coloring; no external sculpturing. The specimen measures between 60 - 100 mm in length and was assessed to be recently dead when collected.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Specimen
Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum

Potamilus purpuratus, Specimen #617

Description: One preserved mussel specimen including the right valve only. The specimen exhibits an oval shape; thick shell; pink 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 recently dead when collected.
Date: August 12, 1972
Creator: Britton, Joseph
Item Type: Specimen
Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum

Potamilus purpuratus, Specimen #611

Description: One preserved mussel specimen including both the left and right valves. The specimen exhibits a rhomboidal shape; thick shell; pink internal coloring; dark brown external coloring; no external sculpturing. The specimen measures between 60 - 100 mm in length and was assessed to be recently dead when collected.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Specimen
Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum

Potamilus ohiensis, Specimen #699

Description: One preserved mussel specimen including the right valve only. The specimen exhibits an oval shape; thin shell; pink internal coloring; brown external coloring; no external sculpturing. The specimen measures between 100 - 120 mm in length and was assessed to be recently dead when collected.
Date: unknown
Creator: Pettit, J.
Item Type: Specimen
Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum

Potamilus purpuratus, Specimen #708

Description: One preserved mussel specimen including both the left and right valves. The specimen exhibits a rhomboidal shape; thick shell; pink internal coloring; dark brown external coloring; no external sculpturing. Collected in the San Jacinto basin. The specimen measures between 100 - 120 mm in length and was assessed to be recently dead when collected.
Date: July 14, 1979
Creator: Golightly, C. & Kosinski, Robert
Item Type: Specimen
Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum

Potamilus purpuratus, Specimen #702

Description: One preserved mussel specimen including the left valve only. The specimen exhibits an oval shape; thick shell; pink internal coloring; dark brown external coloring; no external sculpturing. The specimen measures over 120 mm in length and was assessed to be long dead when collected.
Date: October 24, 1973
Creator: Pettit, J.
Item Type: Specimen
Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum

Potamilus purpuratus, Specimen #577

Description: One preserved mussel specimen including both the left and right valves. The specimen exhibits a rhomboidal 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: October 2, 1971
Creator: Bryant, A.; Pettit, J. & Mauldin, V.
Item Type: Specimen
Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum

Potamilus purpuratus, Specimen #722

Description: One preserved mussel specimen including both the left and right valves. The specimen exhibits a rhomboidal shape; thick shell; pink 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 recently dead when collected.
Date: September 15, 1971
Creator: Britton, Joseph & Mauldin, V.
Item Type: Specimen
Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum

Potamilus purpuratus, Specimen #721

Description: One preserved mussel specimen including both the left and right valves. The specimen exhibits a rhomboidal shape; thick shell; pink internal coloring; dark 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 live when collected.
Date: September 15, 1971
Creator: Britton, Joseph & Mauldin, V.
Item Type: Specimen
Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum

Potamilus ohiensis, Specimen #728

Description: One preserved mussel specimen including both the left and right valves. The specimen exhibits an oval shape; pink internal coloring; brown external coloring; no external sculpturing. Collected in the Brazos basin. The specimen measures over 120 mm in length and was assessed to be relatively-recently dead when collected.
Date: October 4, 1980
Creator: Golightly, C. & Moorhead, D.
Item Type: Specimen
Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum

Potamilus ohiensis, Specimen #719

Description: One preserved mussel specimen including the right valve only. The specimen exhibits an oval shape; thin shell; pink internal coloring; brown external coloring; no external sculpturing. 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: April 22, 1974
Creator: Britton, Joseph
Item Type: Specimen
Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum

Potamilus purpuratus, Specimen #724

Description: One preserved mussel specimen including both the left and right valves. The specimen exhibits a rhomboidal 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 live when collected.
Date: October 6, 1971
Creator: Britton, Joseph
Item Type: Specimen
Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum

Potamilus purpuratus, Specimen #726

Description: One preserved mussel specimen including both the left and right valves. The specimen exhibits a rhomboidal shape; thick shell; pink internal coloring; dark brown external coloring; no external sculpturing. Collected in the Brazos basin. The specimen measures between 100 - 120 mm in length and was assessed to be recently dead when collected.
Date: October 4, 1980
Creator: Golightly, C. & Moorhead, D.
Item Type: Specimen
Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum

Potamilus purpuratus, Specimen #723

Description: One preserved mussel specimen including both the left and right valves. The specimen exhibits a rhomboidal 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 recently dead when collected.
Date: September 22, 1971
Creator: Britton, Joseph & Arnold, D.
Item Type: Specimen
Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum

Potamilus purpuratus, Specimen #588

Description: One preserved mussel specimen including both the left and right valves. The specimen exhibits a rhomboidal shape; thick shell; pink 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 live when collected.
Date: October 25, 1971
Creator: Falzarano, A. & Britton, Joseph
Item Type: Specimen
Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum

Potamilus purpuratus, Specimen #671

Description: One preserved mussel specimen including both the left and right valves. The specimen exhibits an oval shape; thick shell; pink 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: October 8, 1972
Creator: Pettit, J.
Item Type: Specimen
Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum

Potamilus purpuratus, Specimen #676

Description: One preserved mussel specimen including both the left and right valves. The specimen exhibits a rhomboidal shape; thick shell; pink 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 recently dead when collected.
Date: July 18, 1973
Creator: Britton, Joseph
Item Type: Specimen
Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum

Potamilus purpuratus, Specimen #677

Description: One preserved mussel specimen including the left valve only. The specimen exhibits a rhomboidal shape; thick shell; pink internal coloring; reddish-brown external coloring; no external sculpturing. Collected in the Colorado basin. The specimen measures over 120 mm in length and was assessed to be relatively-recently dead when collected.
Date: August 14, 1979
Creator: Britton, Joseph & Britton, David
Item Type: Specimen
Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum

Potamilus purpuratus, Specimen #678

Description: One preserved mussel specimen including both the left and right valves. The specimen exhibits a rhomboidal shape; thick shell; pink internal coloring; reddish-brown external coloring; no external sculpturing. Collected in the Colorado basin. The specimen measures between 100 - 120 mm in length and was assessed to be relatively-recently dead when collected.
Date: August 14, 1979
Creator: Britton, Joseph & Britton, David
Item Type: Specimen
Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum

Potamilus purpuratus, Specimen #675

Description: One preserved mussel specimen including both the left and right valves. The specimen exhibits a rhomboidal shape; thick shell; pink internal coloring; reddish-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 relatively-recently dead when collected.
Date: July 18, 1973
Creator: Britton, Joseph
Item Type: Specimen
Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum

Potamilus purpuratus, Specimen #619

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 between 100 - 120 mm in length and was assessed to be recently dead when collected.
Date: August 12, 1972
Creator: Britton, Joseph
Item Type: Specimen
Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum