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Megalonaias nervosa, Specimen #1645

Description: One preserved mussel specimen including the left valve only. The specimen exhibits a rhomboidal shape; thick shell; double looped beak sculpturing; white internal coloring; black external coloring; external sculpturing in the form of ridges. Collected in the Guadalupe basin. The specimen measures over 120 mm in length and was assessed to be relatively-recently dead when collected.
Date: June 10, 2011
Creator: Hammontree, Sarah; Pulliam, Lauren; Perry, Heather & Mabe, Jeffery
Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum