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Lampsilis bracteata, Specimen #1541

Description: One preserved mussel specimen including both the left and right valves. The specimen exhibits an oval shape; white internal coloring; tan external coloring; no external sculpturing. The specimen measures between 0 - 60 mm in length and was assessed to be recently dead when collected.
Date: unknown
Creator: Singley, J. A.
Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum

Lampsilis hydiana, Specimen #1447

Description: One preserved mussel specimen including both the left and right valves. The specimen exhibits an oval shape; white internal coloring; tan external coloring; no external sculpturing. The specimen measures between 0 - 60 mm in length and was assessed to be relatively-recently dead when collected.
Date: unknown
Creator: Walker, J. B.
Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum

Lampsilis satura, Specimen #1542

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. The specimen measures between 100 - 120 mm in length and was assessed to be long dead when collected.
Date: unknown
Creator: Askew, H. G.
Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum

Lampsilis satura, Specimen #1543

Description: One preserved mussel specimen including both the left and right valves. The specimen exhibits an oval shape; white internal coloring; reddish-brown external coloring; no external sculpturing. The specimen measures between 60 - 100 mm in length and was assessed to be long dead when collected.
Date: unknown
Creator: Askew, H. G.
Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum

Obovaria jacksoniana, Specimen #1485

Description: One preserved mussel specimen including both the left and right valves. The specimen exhibits an oval shape; white internal coloring; green external coloring; no external sculpturing. The specimen measures between 0 - 60 mm in length and was assessed to be recently dead when collected.
Date: unknown
Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum

Obovaria jacksoniana, Specimen #1504

Description: One preserved mussel specimen including both the left and right valves. The specimen exhibits an oval shape; bluish-white internal coloring; dark brown external coloring; no external sculpturing. The specimen measures between 0 - 60 mm in length and was assessed to be recently dead when collected.
Date: unknown
Creator: Askew, H. G.
Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum

Obovaria jacksoniana, Specimen #1505

Description: One preserved mussel specimen including both the left and right valves. The specimen exhibits an oval shape; bluish-white internal coloring; dark brown external coloring; no external sculpturing. The specimen measures between 0 - 60 mm in length and was assessed to be relatively-recently dead when collected.
Date: unknown
Creator: Askew, H. G.
Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum

Pleurobema riddellii, Specimen #1479

Description: One preserved mussel specimen including both the left and right valves. The specimen exhibits a triangular shape; white internal coloring; reddish-brown external coloring; no external sculpturing. The specimen measures between 0 - 60 mm in length and was assessed to be relatively-recently dead when collected.
Date: unknown
Creator: Frierson, L. L.
Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum

Pleurobema riddellii, Specimen #1480

Description: One preserved mussel specimen including both the left and right valves. The specimen exhibits a triangular shape; white internal coloring; brown external coloring; no external sculpturing. The specimen measures between 0 - 60 mm in length and was assessed to be relatively-recently dead when collected.
Date: unknown
Creator: Frierson, L. L.
Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum

Pleurobema riddellii, Specimen #1481

Description: One preserved mussel specimen including both the left and right valves. The specimen exhibits a triangular shape; bluish-white internal coloring; dark brown external coloring; no external sculpturing. The specimen measures between 0 - 60 mm in length and was assessed to be long dead when collected.
Date: unknown
Creator: Frierson, L. L.
Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum

Popenaias popei, Specimen #1455

Description: One preserved mussel specimen including both the left and right valves. The specimen exhibits a quadrate shape; white internal coloring; brown external coloring; no external sculpturing. The specimen measures between 0 - 60 mm in length and was assessed to be relatively-recently dead when collected.
Date: unknown
Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum

Popenaias popei, Specimen #1456

Description: One preserved mussel specimen including both the left and right valves. The specimen exhibits a quadrate shape; bluish-white internal coloring; brown external coloring; no external sculpturing. The specimen measures between 0 - 60 mm in length and was assessed to be relatively-recently dead when collected.
Date: unknown
Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum

Popenaias popei, Specimen #1545

Description: One preserved mussel specimen including the right valve only. The specimen exhibits a quadrate shape; white internal coloring; brown external coloring; no external sculpturing. The specimen measures between 60 - 100 mm in length and was assessed to be long dead when collected.
Date: unknown
Creator: Askew, H. G.
Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum

Potamilus amphichaenus, Specimen #1451

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. The specimen measures between 100 - 120 mm in length and was assessed to be relatively-recently dead when collected.
Date: unknown
Creator: Frierson, L. L.
Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum

Potamilus ohiensis, Specimen #695

Description: One preserved mussel specimen including both the left and right valves. The specimen exhibits an elliptical shape; thin shell; pink internal coloring; brown external coloring; no external sculpturing. The specimen measures over 120 mm in length and was assessed to be relatively-recently dead when collected.
Date: unknown
Creator: Pettit, J.
Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum

Potamilus purpuratus, Specimen #610

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. The specimen measures between 100 - 120 mm in length and was assessed to be recently dead when collected.
Date: unknown
Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum

Potamilus purpuratus, Specimen #611

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. The specimen measures between 60 - 100 mm in length and was assessed to be recently dead when collected.
Date: unknown
Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum

Potamilus purpuratus, Specimen #612

Description: One preserved mussel specimen including both the left and right valves. The specimen exhibits a rhomboidal shape; thick shell; pink internal coloring; black external coloring; no external sculpturing. The specimen measures between 60 - 100 mm in length and was assessed to be recently dead when collected.
Date: unknown
Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum

Quadrula aurea, Specimen #1396

Description: One preserved mussel specimen including both the left and right valves. The specimen exhibits a round shape; white internal coloring; tan external coloring; no external sculpturing. The specimen measures between 0 - 60 mm in length and was assessed to be relatively-recently dead when collected.
Date: unknown
Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum

Quadrula aurea, Specimen #1448

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. The specimen measures between 60 - 100 mm in length and was assessed to be relatively-recently dead when collected.
Date: unknown
Creator: Askew, H. G.
Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum

Quadrula aurea, Specimen #1497

Description: One preserved mussel specimen including both the left and right valves. The specimen exhibits a rhomboidal shape; white internal coloring; brown external coloring; no external sculpturing. The specimen measures between 60 - 100 mm in length and was assessed to be relatively-recently dead when collected.
Date: unknown
Creator: Singley, J. A.
Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum

Quadrula aurea, Specimen #1498

Description: One preserved mussel specimen including both the left and right valves. The specimen exhibits a quadrate shape; white internal coloring; brown external coloring; no external sculpturing. The specimen measures between 0 - 60 mm in length and was assessed to be relatively-recently dead when collected.
Date: unknown
Creator: Singley, J. A.
Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum

Quadrula aurea, Specimen #1499

Description: One preserved mussel specimen including both the left and right valves. The specimen exhibits an oval shape; white internal coloring; tan external coloring; no external sculpturing. The specimen measures between 0 - 60 mm in length and was assessed to be recently dead when collected.
Date: unknown
Creator: Singley, J. A.
Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum

Quadrula aurea, Specimen #1500

Description: One preserved mussel specimen including both the left and right valves. The specimen exhibits a quadrate shape; bluish-white internal coloring; tan external coloring; no external sculpturing. The specimen measures between 0 - 60 mm in length and was assessed to be recently dead when collected.
Date: unknown
Creator: Singley, J. A.
Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum