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Arcidens confragosus, Specimen #1604

Description: One preserved mussel specimen including both the left and right valves. The specimen exhibits an oval shape; moderately 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: 1981
Creator: Kennedy, James
Item Type: Specimen
Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum

Quadrula houstonensis, Specimen #1103

Description: One preserved mussel specimen including the left valve only. The specimen exhibits a round shape; thick shell; white internal coloring; brown external coloring; no external sculpturing. Collected in the Brazos basin. The specimen measures between 0 - 60 mm in length and was assessed to be relatively-recently dead when collected.
Date: July 20, 1980
Creator: Golightly, C.
Item Type: Specimen
Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum

Quadrula apiculata, Specimen #1102

Description: One preserved mussel specimen including both the left and right valves. The specimen exhibits a round shape; moderately thick shell; white internal coloring; brown external coloring; external sculpturing in the form of pustules. 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: August 28, 1980
Creator: Golightly, C.
Item Type: Specimen
Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum

Quadrula houstonensis, Specimen #1104

Description: One preserved mussel specimen including the left valve only. The specimen exhibits a round shape; thick shell; white internal coloring; brown external coloring; no external sculpturing. Collected in the Brazos basin. The specimen measures between 0 - 60 mm in length and was assessed to be relatively-recently dead when collected.
Date: July 20, 1980
Creator: Golightly, C.
Item Type: Specimen
Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum

Potamilus ohiensis, Specimen #727

Description: One preserved mussel specimen including both the left and right valves. The specimen exhibits an oval shape; white internal coloring; brown external coloring; no external sculpturing. Collected in the Brazos basin. The specimen measures over 120 mm in length and was assessed to be relatively-recently dead when collected.
Date: October 4, 1980
Creator: Golightly, C. & Moorhead, D.
Item Type: Specimen
Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum

Amblema plicata, Specimen #142

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 Brazos basin. The specimen measures between 60 - 100 mm in length and was assessed to be relatively-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 #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 #140

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 Brazos basin. The specimen measures between 60 - 100 mm in length and was assessed to be relatively-recently dead when collected.
Date: August 28, 1980
Creator: Golightly, C. & Moorhead, D.
Item Type: Specimen
Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum

Lampsilis teres, Specimen #459

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 Brazos basin. The specimen measures between 60 - 100 mm in length and was assessed to be long dead when collected.
Date: August 28, 1980
Creator: Golightly, C.
Item Type: Specimen
Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum

Pyganodon grandis, Specimen #888

Description: One preserved mussel specimen including both the left and right valves. The specimen exhibits an elliptical shape; thin shell; double looped beak sculpturing; bluish-white internal coloring; dark brown external coloring; no external sculpturing. 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: August 28, 1980
Creator: Golightly, C.
Item Type: Specimen
Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum

Utterbackia imbecillis, Specimen #1385

Description: One preserved mussel specimen including both the left and right valves. The specimen exhibits an elliptical shape; thin shell; double looped beak sculpturing; bluish-white internal coloring; brown external coloring; no external sculpturing. Collected in the Brazos basin. The specimen measures between 0 - 60 mm in length and was assessed to be recently dead when collected.
Date: October 4, 1980
Creator: Golightly, C.
Item Type: Specimen
Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum

Utterbackia imbecillis, Specimen #1387

Description: One preserved mussel specimen including both the left and right valves. The specimen exhibits an elliptical shape; thin shell; double looped beak sculpturing; bluish-white internal coloring; brown external coloring; no external sculpturing. Collected in the Brazos basin. The specimen measures between 0 - 60 mm in length and was assessed to be relatively-recently dead when collected.
Date: October 4, 1980
Creator: Golightly, C.
Item Type: Specimen
Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum

Utterbackia imbecillis, Specimen #1388

Description: One preserved mussel specimen including both the left and right valves. The specimen exhibits an elliptical shape; thin shell; double looped beak sculpturing; white internal coloring; green external coloring; no external sculpturing. Collected in the Brazos basin. The specimen measures between 0 - 60 mm in length and was assessed to be long dead when collected.
Date: August 28, 1980
Creator: Golightly, C.
Item Type: Specimen
Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum

Toxolasma texasense, Specimen #1205

Description: One preserved mussel specimen including both the left and right valves. The specimen exhibits an elliptical shape; moderately thick shell; single looped beak sculpturing; white internal coloring; brown external coloring; no external sculpturing. Collected in the Brazos basin. The specimen measures between 0 - 60 mm in length and was assessed to be long dead when collected.
Date: August 28, 1980
Creator: Golightly, C.
Item Type: Specimen
Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum

Leptodea fragilis, Specimen #523

Description: One preserved mussel specimen including both the left and right valves. The specimen exhibits an oval shape; thin shell; double looped beak sculpturing; white internal coloring; tan external coloring; no external sculpturing. Collected in the Brazos basin. The specimen measures between 100 - 120 mm in length and was assessed to be long dead when collected.
Date: October 4, 1980
Creator: Golightly, C. & Moorhead, D.
Item Type: Specimen
Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum

Toxolasma texasense, Specimen #1206

Description: One preserved mussel specimen including the left valve only. The specimen exhibits an elliptical shape; moderately thick shell; single looped beak sculpturing; white internal coloring; brown external coloring; no external sculpturing. Collected in the Brazos basin. The specimen measures between 0 - 60 mm in length and was assessed to be long dead when collected.
Date: August 28, 1980
Creator: Golightly, C.
Item Type: Specimen
Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum

Utterbackia imbecillis, Specimen #1386

Description: One preserved mussel specimen including both the left and right valves. The specimen exhibits an elliptical shape; thin shell; double looped beak sculpturing; bluish-white internal coloring; brown external coloring; no external sculpturing. Collected in the Brazos basin. The specimen measures between 0 - 60 mm in length and was assessed to be recently dead when collected.
Date: October 4, 1980
Creator: Golightly, C.
Item Type: Specimen
Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum

Toxolasma texasense, Specimen #1208

Description: One preserved mussel specimen including both the left and right valves. The specimen exhibits an elliptical shape; moderately thick shell; single looped beak sculpturing; white internal coloring; brown external coloring; no external sculpturing. Collected in the Brazos basin. The specimen measures between 0 - 60 mm in length and was assessed to be long dead when collected.
Date: October 4, 1980
Creator: Golightly, C. & Moorhead, D.
Item Type: Specimen
Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum

Toxolasma texasense, Specimen #1207

Description: One preserved mussel specimen including both the left and right valves. The specimen exhibits an elliptical shape; moderately thick shell; single looped beak sculpturing; white internal coloring; brown external coloring; no external sculpturing. Collected in the Brazos basin. The specimen measures between 0 - 60 mm in length and was assessed to be long dead when collected.
Date: October 4, 1980
Creator: Golightly, C. & Moorhead, D.
Item Type: Specimen
Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum

Pyganodon grandis, Specimen #889

Description: One preserved mussel specimen including both the left and right valves. The specimen exhibits an elliptical shape; thin shell; double looped beak sculpturing; bluish-white internal coloring; reddish-brown external coloring; no external sculpturing. Collected in the Brazos basin. The specimen measures over 120 mm in length and was assessed to be relatively-recently dead when collected.
Date: August 28, 1980
Creator: Golightly, C.
Item Type: Specimen
Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum