Joseph Britton Freshwater Mussel Collection - 6 Matching Results

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Quadrula mortoni, Specimen #907

Description: One preserved mussel specimen including both the left and right valves. The specimen exhibits a round shape; moderately thick shell; white internal coloring; tan external coloring; no external sculpturing. Collected in the Trinity basin. The specimen measures between 0 - 60 mm in length and was assessed to be very-recently dead when collected.
Date: October 2, 1971
Creator: Pettit, J. & Mauldin, V.
Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum

Lampsilis teres, Specimen #1585

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 recently dead when collected.
Date: October 2, 1971
Creator: Britton, Joseph & Mauldin, V.
Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum

Potamilus purpuratus, Specimen #579

Description: One preserved mussel specimen including both the left and right valves. The specimen exhibits a rhomboidal shape; thick shell; white 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 relatively-recently dead when collected.
Date: October 2, 1971
Creator: Pettit, J. & Mauldin, V.
Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum

Quadrula mortoni, Specimen #891

Description: One preserved mussel specimen including the left valve only. The specimen exhibits a round shape; moderately thick shell; white internal coloring; reddish-brown external coloring; no external sculpturing. Collected in the Trinity basin. The specimen measures between 0 - 60 mm in length and was assessed to be relatively-recently dead when collected.
Date: October 2, 1971
Creator: Pettit, J. & Mauldin, V.
Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum

Truncilla truncata, Specimen #1215

Description: One preserved mussel specimen including both the left and right valves. The specimen exhibits a triangular shape; 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 relatively-recently dead when collected.
Date: October 2, 1971
Creator: Pettit, J. & Mauldin, V.
Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum

Truncilla truncata, Specimen #1216

Description: One preserved mussel specimen including both the left and right valves. The specimen exhibits a triangular shape; thick shell; white internal coloring; 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 recently dead when collected.
Date: October 2, 1971
Creator: Pettit, J. & Mauldin, V.
Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum