Joseph Britton Freshwater Mussel Collection - 4 Matching Results

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Potamilus ohiensis, Specimen #701

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

Potamilus purpuratus, Specimen #653

Description: One preserved mussel specimen including both the left and right valves. The specimen exhibits an elliptical shape; thick shell; salmon 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 live when collected.
Date: October 22, 1970
Creator: Britton, Joseph
Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum

Potamilus purpuratus, Specimen #655

Description: One preserved mussel specimen including the left valve only. The specimen exhibits an elliptical shape; thick shell; salmon 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 live when collected.
Date: October 22, 1970
Creator: Britton, Joseph
Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum

Potamilus ohiensis, Specimen #634

Description: One preserved mussel specimen including both the left and right valves. The specimen exhibits an elliptical shape; thin shell; salmon internal coloring; tan 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: March 24, 1974
Creator: Britton, Joseph
Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum