Joseph Britton Freshwater Mussel Collection - 9 Matching Results

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Cyrtonaias tampicoensis, Specimen #155

Description: One preserved mussel specimen including both the left and right valves. The specimen exhibits an oval shape; moderately thick shell; single looped beak sculpturing; pink internal coloring; reddish-brown external coloring; no external sculpturing. Collected in the Brazos basin. The specimen measures between 60 - 100 mm in length and was assessed to be very-recently dead when collected.
Date: April 27, 1975
Creator: Britton, Joseph
Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum

Cyrtonaias tampicoensis, Specimen #156

Description: One preserved mussel specimen including the left valve only. The specimen exhibits an oval shape; moderately thick shell; single looped beak sculpturing; pink internal coloring; reddish-brown external coloring; no external sculpturing. Collected in the Brazos basin. The specimen measures between 60 - 100 mm in length and was assessed to be recently dead when collected.
Date: April 27, 1975
Creator: Britton, Joseph
Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum

Lampsilis teres, Specimen #275

Description: One preserved mussel specimen including the right valve only. 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 100 - 120 mm in length and was assessed to be relatively-recently dead when collected.
Date: April 27, 1975
Creator: Britton, Joseph
Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum

Leptodea fragilis, Specimen #463

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: April 27, 1975
Creator: Britton, Joseph
Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum

Leptodea fragilis, Specimen #464

Description: One preserved mussel specimen including both the left and right valves. The specimen exhibits a rhomboidal 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 recently dead when collected.
Date: April 27, 1975
Creator: Britton, Joseph
Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum

Potamilus ohiensis, Specimen #589

Description: One preserved mussel specimen including both the left and right valves. The specimen exhibits an oval shape; thin shell; white internal coloring; no external sculpturing. Collected in the Brazos basin. The specimen measures between 0 - 60 mm in length and was assessed to be very-long dead when collected.
Date: April 27, 1975
Creator: Britton, Joseph
Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum

Potamilus ohiensis, Specimen #590

Description: One preserved mussel specimen including the left valve only. The specimen exhibits an elliptical shape; thin 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: April 27, 1975
Creator: Britton, Joseph
Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum

Potamilus ohiensis, Specimen #591

Description: One preserved mussel specimen including both the left and right valves. The specimen exhibits an oval shape; thin shell; 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 relatively-recently dead when collected.
Date: April 27, 1975
Creator: Britton, Joseph
Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum

Cyrtonaias tampicoensis, Specimen #160

Description: One preserved mussel specimen including both the left and right valves. The specimen exhibits an oval shape; moderately thick shell; single looped beak sculpturing; pink internal coloring; reddish-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: January 7, 1976
Creator: Johnson, L.
Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum