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