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Amblema plicata, Specimen #62

Description: One preserved mussel specimen including the right valve only. The specimen exhibits a quadrate shape; thick shell; single looped beak sculpturing; white internal 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 subfossil when collected.
Date: 1972
Creator: Pettit, J.
Item Type: Specimen
Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum

Amblema plicata, Specimen #68

Description: One preserved mussel specimen including the right valve only. The specimen exhibits a quadrate shape; thick shell; single looped beak sculpturing; white internal 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 subfossil when collected.
Date: 1972
Creator: Pettit, J.
Item Type: Specimen
Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum

Amblema plicata, Specimen #61

Description: One preserved mussel specimen including the right valve only. The specimen exhibits a quadrate shape; thick shell; single looped beak sculpturing; white internal 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 subfossil when collected.
Date: 1972
Creator: Pettit, J.
Item Type: Specimen
Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum

Amblema plicata, Specimen #69

Description: One preserved mussel specimen including the right valve only. The specimen exhibits a quadrate shape; thick shell; single looped beak sculpturing; white internal coloring; brown external coloring; external sculpturing in the form of ridges. Collected in the Trinity basin. The specimen measures between 0 - 60 mm in length and was assessed to be very-long dead when collected.
Date: 1972
Creator: Pettit, J.
Item Type: Specimen
Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum

Amblema plicata, Specimen #65

Description: One preserved mussel specimen including the right valve only. The specimen exhibits a quadrate shape; thick shell; single looped beak sculpturing; 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 very-long dead when collected.
Date: 1972
Creator: Pettit, J.
Item Type: Specimen
Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum

Amblema plicata, Specimen #70

Description: One preserved mussel specimen including the left valve only. The specimen exhibits a quadrate shape; thick shell; single looped beak sculpturing; white internal coloring; reddish-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 long dead when collected.
Date: 1973
Creator: Pettit, J.
Item Type: Specimen
Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum

Amblema plicata, Specimen #67

Description: One preserved mussel specimen including the left valve only. The specimen exhibits a quadrate shape; thick shell; single looped beak sculpturing; white internal coloring; external sculpturing in the form of ridges. Collected in the Trinity basin. The specimen measures between 0 - 60 mm in length and was assessed to be subfossil when collected.
Date: 1972
Creator: Pettit, J.
Item Type: Specimen
Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum

Amblema plicata, Specimen #64

Description: One preserved mussel specimen including the right valve only. The specimen exhibits a quadrate shape; thick shell; single looped beak sculpturing; white internal 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 subfossil when collected.
Date: 1972
Creator: Pettit, J.
Item Type: Specimen
Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum

Amblema plicata, Specimen #96

Description: One preserved mussel specimen including both the left and right valves. The specimen exhibits a quadrate shape; thick shell; single looped beak sculpturing; white internal coloring; brown external coloring; external sculpturing in the form of ridges. Collected in the San Antonio basin. The specimen measures between 60 - 100 mm in length and was assessed to be very-long dead when collected.
Date: August 23, 1979
Creator: Britton, Joseph; Britton, David; Britton, Michael & La Grove, M.
Item Type: Specimen
Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum

Amblema plicata, Specimen #93

Description: One preserved mussel specimen including the left valve only. The specimen exhibits a quadrate shape; thick shell; single looped beak sculpturing; white internal coloring; brown external coloring; external sculpturing in the form of ridges. Collected in the Guadalupe basin. The specimen measures between 60 - 100 mm in length and was assessed to be very-long dead when collected.
Date: August 27, 1979
Creator: Britton, Joseph; Britton, David; Britton, Michael & La Grove, M.
Item Type: Specimen
Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum

Amblema plicata, Specimen #92

Description: One preserved mussel specimen including the right valve only. The specimen exhibits a quadrate shape; thick shell; single looped beak sculpturing; white internal coloring; brown external coloring; external sculpturing in the form of ridges. Collected in the Guadalupe basin. The specimen measures between 60 - 100 mm in length and was assessed to be long dead when collected.
Date: August 27, 1979
Creator: Britton, Joseph; Britton, David; Britton, Michael & La Grove, M.
Item Type: Specimen
Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum

Amblema plicata, Specimen #98

Description: One preserved mussel specimen including both the left and right valves. The specimen exhibits a quadrate shape; thick shell; single looped beak sculpturing; white internal coloring; external sculpturing in the form of ridges. Collected in the San Antonio basin. The specimen measures between 60 - 100 mm in length and was assessed to be subfossil when collected.
Date: August 23, 1979
Creator: Britton, Joseph; Britton, David; Britton, Michael & La Grove, M.
Item Type: Specimen
Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum

Amblema plicata, Specimen #91

Description: One preserved mussel specimen including the left valve only. The specimen exhibits a quadrate shape; thick shell; single looped beak sculpturing; white internal coloring; external sculpturing in the form of ridges. Collected in the Guadalupe basin. The specimen measures between 60 - 100 mm in length and was assessed to be subfossil when collected.
Date: August 27, 1979
Creator: Britton, Joseph; Britton, David; Britton, Michael & La Grove, M.
Item Type: Specimen
Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum

Amblema plicata, Specimen #99

Description: One preserved mussel specimen including both the left and right valves. The specimen exhibits a quadrate shape; thick shell; single looped beak sculpturing; white internal coloring; brown external coloring; external sculpturing in the form of ridges. Collected in the San Antonio basin. The specimen measures between 0 - 60 mm in length and was assessed to be long dead when collected.
Date: August 23, 1979
Creator: Britton, Joseph; Britton, David; Britton, Michael & La Grove, M.
Item Type: Specimen
Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum

Amblema plicata, Specimen #95

Description: One preserved mussel specimen including both the left and right valves. The specimen exhibits a quadrate shape; thick shell; single looped beak sculpturing; white internal coloring; brown external coloring; external sculpturing in the form of ridges. Collected in the San Antonio basin. The specimen measures between 60 - 100 mm in length and was assessed to be long dead when collected.
Date: August 23, 1979
Creator: Britton, Joseph; Britton, David; Britton, Michael & La Grove, M.
Item Type: Specimen
Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum

Amblema plicata, Specimen #100

Description: One preserved mussel specimen including both the left and right valves. The specimen exhibits a quadrate shape; thick shell; single looped beak sculpturing; 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 long dead when collected.
Date: December 6, 1970
Creator: Britton, Joseph
Item Type: Specimen
Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum

Amblema plicata, Specimen #97

Description: One preserved mussel specimen including both the left and right valves. The specimen exhibits a quadrate shape; thick shell; single looped beak sculpturing; white internal coloring; brown external coloring; external sculpturing in the form of ridges. Collected in the San Antonio basin. The specimen measures between 60 - 100 mm in length and was assessed to be very-long dead when collected.
Date: August 23, 1979
Creator: Britton, Joseph; Britton, David; Britton, Michael & La Grove, M.
Item Type: Specimen
Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum

Amblema plicata, Specimen #94

Description: One preserved mussel specimen including both the left and right valves. The specimen exhibits a quadrate shape; thick shell; single looped beak sculpturing; white internal coloring; external sculpturing in the form of ridges. Collected in the San Antonio basin. The specimen measures between 60 - 100 mm in length and was assessed to be subfossil when collected.
Date: August 23, 1979
Creator: Britton, Joseph; Britton, David; Britton, Michael & La Grove, M.
Item Type: Specimen
Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum

Potamilus purpuratus, Specimen #613

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: May 7, 1975
Creator: Britton, Joseph
Item Type: Specimen
Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum

Potamilus amphichaenus, Specimen #615

Description: One preserved mussel specimen including the right valve only. The specimen exhibits an elliptical shape; thin shell; white internal coloring; brown external coloring; no external sculpturing. Collected in the Trinity basin. The specimen measures over 120 mm in length and was assessed to be long dead when collected.
Date: August 12, 1972
Creator: Britton, Joseph
Item Type: Specimen
Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum

Potamilus amphichaenus, Specimen #608

Description: One preserved mussel specimen including the left valve only. The specimen exhibits an elliptical shape; thin shell; bluish-white internal coloring; olive 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: December 4, 1971
Creator: Britton, Joseph
Item Type: Specimen
Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum

Potamilus purpuratus, Specimen #614

Description: One preserved mussel specimen including the left valve only. The specimen exhibits a rhomboidal shape; thick shell; white 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: May 7, 1975
Creator: Britton, Joseph
Item Type: Specimen
Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum

Quadrula mortoni, Specimen #969

Description: One preserved mussel specimen including both the left and right valves. The specimen exhibits a round shape; moderately thick shell; white internal coloring; dark brown external coloring; no external sculpturing. Collected in the San Jacinto basin. The specimen measures between 0 - 60 mm in length and was assessed to be recently dead when collected.
Date: October 4, 1975
Creator: Britton, Joseph; Murphy, C.; Golightly, C. & Boone, Constance
Item Type: Specimen
Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum

Quadrula mortoni, Specimen #966

Description: One preserved mussel specimen including both the left and right valves. The specimen exhibits a round shape; moderately thick shell; white internal coloring; dark brown external coloring; no external sculpturing. Collected in the San Jacinto basin. The specimen measures between 0 - 60 mm in length and was assessed to be very-recently dead when collected.
Date: October 4, 1975
Creator: Britton, Joseph; Murphy, C.; Golightly, C. & Boone, Constance
Item Type: Specimen
Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum