Joseph Britton Freshwater Mussel Collection - 10 Matching Results

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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

Pleurobema riddellii, Specimen #573

Description: One preserved mussel specimen including the left valve only. The specimen exhibits a round shape; moderately thick shell; white internal coloring; no external sculpturing. Collected in the Trinity basin. The specimen measures between 0 - 60 mm in length and was assessed to be subfossil when collected.
Date: February 7, 1974
Creator: Pettit, J.
Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum

Potamilus purpuratus, Specimen #613

Description: One preserved mussel specimen including both the left and right valves. The specimen exhibits a rhomboidal shape; thick shell; white internal coloring; dark 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 relatively-recently dead when collected.
Date: May 7, 1975
Creator: Britton, Joseph
Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum

Potamilus purpuratus, Specimen #614

Description: One preserved mussel specimen including the left valve only. The specimen exhibits a rhomboidal shape; 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: May 7, 1975
Creator: Britton, Joseph
Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum

Pyganodon grandis, Specimen #730

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 relatively-recently dead when collected.
Date: November 7, 1971
Creator: Britton, Joseph
Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum

Quadrula apiculata, Specimen #923

Description: One preserved mussel specimen including both the left and right valves. The specimen exhibits a quadrate shape; moderately thick shell; white internal coloring; brown external coloring; external sculpturing in the form of pustules. Collected in the Trinity basin. The specimen measures between 60 - 100 mm in length and was assessed to be relatively-recently dead when collected.
Date: November 7, 1975
Creator: O' Kane, Kevin
Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum

Quadrula apiculata, Specimen #924

Description: One preserved mussel specimen including both the left and right valves. The specimen exhibits a quadrate shape; moderately thick shell; white internal coloring; brown external coloring; external sculpturing in the form of pustules. Collected in the Trinity basin. The specimen measures between 60 - 100 mm in length and was assessed to be relatively-recently dead when collected.
Date: November 7, 1975
Creator: O' Kane, Kevin
Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum

Quadrula apiculata, Specimen #925

Description: One preserved mussel specimen including both the left and right valves. The specimen exhibits a quadrate shape; moderately thick shell; white internal coloring; brown external coloring; external sculpturing in the form of pustules. Collected in the Trinity basin. The specimen measures between 60 - 100 mm in length and was assessed to be recently dead when collected.
Date: November 7, 1975
Creator: O' Kane, Kevin
Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum

Quadrula apiculata, Specimen #926

Description: One preserved mussel specimen including both the left and right valves. The specimen exhibits a quadrate shape; moderately thick shell; white internal coloring; brown external coloring; external sculpturing in the form of pustules. Collected in the Trinity basin. The specimen measures between 60 - 100 mm in length and was assessed to be relatively-recently dead when collected.
Date: November 7, 1975
Creator: O' Kane, Kevin
Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum

Utterbackia imbecillis, Specimen #1285

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; tan external coloring; no external sculpturing. The specimen measures between 0 - 60 mm in length and was assessed to be long dead when collected.
Date: June 7, 1977
Creator: Britton, Joseph & Hagan, J.
Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum