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Amblema plicata, Specimen #106

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; brown external coloring; external sculpturing in the form of ridges. Collected in the Brazos basin. The specimen measures between 100 - 120 mm in length and was assessed to be recently dead when collected.
Date: June 14, 1979
Creator: Britton, Joseph; Brush, Sam & La Grove, M.
Item Type: Specimen
Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum

Amblema plicata, Specimen #102

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; brown external coloring; external sculpturing in the form of ridges. Collected in the Brazos basin. The specimen measures over 120 mm in length and was assessed to be relatively-recently dead when collected.
Date: June 14, 1979
Creator: Britton, Joseph; Brush, Sam & La Grove, M.
Item Type: Specimen
Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum

Amblema plicata, Specimen #105

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; brown external coloring; external sculpturing in the form of ridges. Collected in the Brazos basin. The specimen measures over 120 mm in length and was assessed to be relatively-recently dead when collected.
Date: June 14, 1979
Creator: Britton, Joseph; Brush, Sam & La Grove, M.
Item Type: Specimen
Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum

Amblema plicata, Specimen #107

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; brown external coloring; external sculpturing in the form of ridges. Collected in the Brazos basin. The specimen measures between 100 - 120 mm in length and was assessed to be recently dead when collected.
Date: June 14, 1979
Creator: Britton, Joseph; Brush, Sam & La Grove, M.
Item Type: Specimen
Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum

Amblema plicata, Specimen #34

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; dark brown external coloring; external sculpturing in the form of ridges. Collected in the San Jacinto basin. The specimen measures between 60 - 100 mm in length and was assessed to be very-recently dead when collected.
Date: October 5, 1975
Creator: Britton, Joseph; Murphy, C.; Golightly, C. & Boone, Constance
Item Type: Specimen
Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum

Amblema plicata, Specimen #33

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 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
Item Type: Specimen
Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum

Amblema plicata, Specimen #39

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; dark 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: February 28, 1972
Creator: Britton, Joseph & Falzarano, A.
Item Type: Specimen
Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum

Amblema plicata, Specimen #32

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; black external coloring; external sculpturing in the form of ridges. 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: October 5, 1975
Creator: Britton, Joseph; Murphy, C.; Golightly, C. & Boone, Constance
Item Type: Specimen
Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum

Amblema plicata, Specimen #40

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; dark 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: February 28, 1972
Creator: Britton, Joseph & Falzarano, A.
Item Type: Specimen
Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum

Amblema plicata, Specimen #36

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; dark brown external coloring; external sculpturing in the form of ridges. 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
Item Type: Specimen
Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum

Amblema plicata, Specimen #38

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; black external coloring; external sculpturing in the form of ridges. Collected in the San Jacinto basin. The specimen measures between 100 - 120 mm in length and was assessed to be very-recently dead when collected.
Date: October 5, 1975
Creator: Britton, Joseph; Murphy, C.; Golightly, C. & Boone, Constance
Item Type: Specimen
Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum

Amblema plicata, Specimen #35

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; dark brown external coloring; external sculpturing in the form of ridges. Collected in the San Jacinto basin. The specimen measures between 60 - 100 mm in length and was assessed to be very-recently dead when collected.
Date: October 5, 1975
Creator: Britton, Joseph; Murphy, C.; Golightly, C. & Boone, Constance
Item Type: Specimen
Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum

Amblema plicata, Specimen #11

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; 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 relatively-recently dead when collected.
Date: October 21, 1971
Creator: Britton, Joseph
Item Type: Specimen
Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum

Amblema plicata, Specimen #12

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; 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: October 21, 1971
Creator: Britton, Joseph
Item Type: Specimen
Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum

Amblema plicata, Specimen #6

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; 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 relatively-recently dead when collected.
Date: October 21, 1971
Creator: Britton, Joseph
Item Type: Specimen
Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum

Amblema plicata, Specimen #141

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; 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 recently dead when collected.
Date: August 28, 1980
Creator: Golightly, C. & Moorhead, D.
Item Type: Specimen
Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum

Amblema plicata, Specimen #27

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; dark brown external coloring; external sculpturing in the form of ridges. Collected in the San Jacinto basin. The specimen measures between 60 - 100 mm in length and was assessed to be relatively-recently dead when collected.
Date: October 5, 1975
Creator: Britton, Joseph; Murphy, C.; Golightly, C. & Boone, Constance
Item Type: Specimen
Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum

Amblema plicata, Specimen #24

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; dark 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: October 3, 1975
Creator: Britton, Joseph; Murphy, C. & Golightly, C.
Item Type: Specimen
Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum

Amblema plicata, Specimen #23

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; black 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: October 3, 1975
Creator: Britton, Joseph; Murphy, C. & Golightly, C.
Item Type: Specimen
Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum

Amblema plicata, Specimen #29

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 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
Item Type: Specimen
Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum

Amblema plicata, Specimen #22

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; dark brown external coloring; external sculpturing in the form of ridges. Collected in the Brazos basin. The specimen measures between 100 - 120 mm in length and was assessed to be relatively-recently dead when collected.
Date: October 3, 1975
Creator: Britton, Joseph; Murphy, C. & Golightly, C.
Item Type: Specimen
Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum

Amblema plicata, Specimen #30

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; dark brown external coloring; external sculpturing in the form of ridges. 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
Item Type: Specimen
Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum

Amblema plicata, Specimen #26

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; dark 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 recently dead when collected.
Date: October 3, 1975
Creator: Britton, Joseph; Murphy, C. & Golightly, C.
Item Type: Specimen
Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum

Amblema plicata, Specimen #31

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; dark brown external coloring; external sculpturing in the form of ridges. Collected in the San Jacinto basin. The specimen measures between 60 - 100 mm in length and was assessed to be relatively-recently dead when collected.
Date: October 5, 1975
Creator: Britton, Joseph; Murphy, C.; Golightly, C. & Boone, Constance
Item Type: Specimen
Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum