Joseph Britton Freshwater Mussel Collection - 2 Matching Results

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Quadrula apiculata, Specimen #904

Description: One preserved mussel specimen including the right valve only. 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 San Antonio basin. The specimen measures between 0 - 60 mm in length and was assessed to be relatively-recently dead when collected.
Date: August 9, 1979
Creator: Britton, Joseph & Britton, Michael
Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum

Quadrula aurea, Specimen #903

Description: One preserved mussel specimen including the right valve only. 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 San Antonio basin. The specimen measures between 0 - 60 mm in length and was assessed to be long dead when collected.
Date: August 9, 1979
Creator: Britton, Joseph
Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum