Joseph Britton Freshwater Mussel Collection - 4 Matching Results

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Megalonaias nervosa, Specimen #1653

Description: One preserved mussel specimen including both the left and right valves. The specimen exhibits a rhomboidal shape; thick shell; double looped beak sculpturing; white internal coloring; dark brown external coloring; external sculpturing in the form of ridges. Collected in the Guadalupe basin. The specimen measures between 100 - 120 mm in length and was assessed to be relatively-recently dead when collected.
Date: May 16, 2011
Creator: Hammontree, Sarah; Pulliam, Lauren; Perry, Heather & Mabe, Jeffery
Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum

Quincuncina mitchelli, Specimen #1490

Description: One preserved mussel specimen including both the left and right valves. The specimen exhibits a rhomboidal 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: March 10, 1905
Creator: Mitchell, J. D.
Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum

Quincuncina mitchelli, Specimen #1491

Description: One preserved mussel specimen including both the left and right valves. The specimen exhibits a rhomboidal 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: March 10, 1905
Creator: Mitchell, J. D.
Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum

Quincuncina mitchelli, Specimen #1533

Description: One preserved mussel specimen including both the left and right valves. The specimen exhibits a rhomboidal 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 recently dead when collected.
Date: unknown
Creator: Mitchell, J. D.
Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum