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Potamilus purpuratus, Specimen #649

Description: One preserved mussel specimen including both the left and right valves. The specimen exhibits a rhomboidal shape; thick shell; pink 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 #650

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

Potamilus purpuratus, Specimen #651

Description: One preserved mussel specimen including both the left and right valves. The specimen exhibits an elliptical shape; thick shell; white 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 #652

Description: One preserved mussel specimen including both the left and right valves. The specimen exhibits an elliptical shape; thick shell; pink 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 live when collected.
Date: October 22, 1970
Creator: Britton, Joseph
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 #654

Description: One preserved mussel specimen including both the left and right valves. The specimen exhibits a rhomboidal shape; thick shell; pink internal coloring; dark 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

Pyganodon grandis, Specimen #813

Description: One preserved mussel specimen including the right valve only. The specimen exhibits an elliptical shape; thin shell; double looped beak sculpturing; 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 recently dead when collected.
Date: October 22, 1970
Creator: Britton, Joseph
Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum

Pyganodon grandis, Specimen #814

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 Trinity basin. The specimen measures between 100 - 120 mm in length and was assessed to be recently dead when collected.
Date: October 22, 1970
Creator: Britton, Joseph
Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum

Pyganodon grandis, Specimen #815

Description: One preserved mussel specimen including the right valve only. 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 Trinity basin. The specimen measures between 60 - 100 mm in length and was assessed to be recently dead when collected.
Date: October 22, 1970
Creator: Britton, Joseph
Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum

Pyganodon grandis, Specimen #816

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 Trinity basin. The specimen measures between 60 - 100 mm in length and was assessed to be recently dead when collected.
Date: October 22, 1970
Creator: Britton, Joseph
Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum

Pyganodon grandis, Specimen #817

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 Trinity basin. The specimen measures between 60 - 100 mm in length and was assessed to be recently dead when collected.
Date: October 22, 1970
Creator: Britton, Joseph
Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum

Pyganodon grandis, Specimen #818

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 Trinity basin. The specimen measures between 60 - 100 mm in length and was assessed to be recently dead when collected.
Date: October 22, 1970
Creator: Britton, Joseph
Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum

Amblema plicata, Specimen #50

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 Trinity basin. The specimen measures between 60 - 100 mm in length and was assessed to be long dead when collected.
Date: October 25, 1970
Creator: Britton, Joseph
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
Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum

Amblema plicata, Specimen #101

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 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
Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum

Pyganodon grandis, Specimen #841

Description: One preserved mussel specimen including both the left and right valves. The specimen exhibits a round shape; thin shell; double looped beak sculpturing; white 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 relatively-recently dead when collected.
Date: December 6, 1970
Creator: Britton, Joseph
Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum

Pyganodon grandis, Specimen #842

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; 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: December 6, 1970
Creator: Britton, Joseph
Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum

Pyganodon grandis, Specimen #843

Description: One preserved mussel specimen including the right valve only. The specimen exhibits a round shape; thin shell; double looped beak sculpturing; 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: December 6, 1970
Creator: Britton, Joseph
Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum

Utterbackia imbecillis, Specimen #1280

Description: One preserved mussel specimen including the left valve only. The specimen exhibits an elliptical shape; thin shell; double looped beak sculpturing; bluish-white internal coloring; green external coloring; no external sculpturing. Collected in the Trinity basin. The specimen measures between 0 - 60 mm in length and was assessed to be long dead when collected.
Date: December 6, 1970
Creator: Britton, Joseph
Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum

Leptodea fragilis, Specimen #492

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 long dead when collected.
Date: December 31, 1970
Creator: Britton, Joseph
Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum

Potamilus ohiensis, Specimen #647

Description: One preserved mussel specimen including the left valve only. The specimen exhibits an oval shape; thin shell; pink 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: December 31, 1970
Creator: Britton, Joseph
Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum

Potamilus ohiensis, Specimen #648

Description: One preserved mussel specimen including both the left and right valves. The specimen exhibits an oval shape; thin shell; pink internal coloring; olive external coloring; no external sculpturing. Collected in the Brazos basin. The specimen measures over 120 mm in length and was assessed to be long dead when collected.
Date: December 31, 1970
Creator: Britton, Joseph
Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum

Pyganodon grandis, Specimen #798

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 0 - 60 mm in length and was assessed to be recently dead when collected.
Date: December 31, 1970
Creator: Britton, Joseph
Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum