Joseph Britton Freshwater Mussel Collection - 32 Matching Results

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Amblema plicata, Specimen # 1603

Description: One preserved mussel specimen including the right valve only. The specimen exhibits an oval shape; thick shell; white internal coloring; reddish-brown external coloring; external sculpturing in the form of ridges. Collected in the Trinity basin. The specimen measures between 60 - 100 mm in length and was assessed to be long dead when collected.
Date: March 27, 2007
Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum

Cyrtonaias tampicoensis, Specimen #205

Description: One preserved mussel specimen including the left valve only. The specimen exhibits an oval shape; moderately thick shell; single looped beak sculpturing; white internal coloring; tan external coloring; no external sculpturing. Collected in the Brazos basin. The specimen measures between 100 - 120 mm in length and was assessed to be long dead when collected.
Date: March 13, 1971
Creator: Britton, Joseph
Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum

Leptodea fragilis, Specimen #514

Description: One preserved mussel specimen including both the left and right valves. The specimen exhibits a rhomboidal shape; thin shell; double looped beak sculpturing; white internal coloring; tan external coloring; no external sculpturing. Collected in the Brazos basin. The specimen measures between 60 - 100 mm in length and was assessed to be recently dead when collected.
Date: March 13, 1971
Creator: Britton, Joseph
Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum

Leptodea fragilis, Specimen #515

Description: One preserved mussel specimen including the right valve only. The specimen exhibits a rhomboidal shape; thin shell; double looped beak sculpturing; white internal coloring; tan external coloring; no external sculpturing. Collected in the Brazos basin. The specimen measures between 60 - 100 mm in length and was assessed to be recently dead when collected.
Date: March 13, 1971
Creator: Britton, Joseph
Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum

Potamilus ohiensis, Specimen #632

Description: One preserved mussel specimen including the right valve only. The specimen exhibits an elliptical shape; thin shell; pink internal coloring; brown external coloring; no external sculpturing. Collected in the Brazos basin. The specimen measures over 120 mm in length and was assessed to be relatively-recently dead when collected.
Date: March 24, 1974
Creator: Britton, Joseph
Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum

Potamilus ohiensis, Specimen #633

Description: One preserved mussel specimen including the left valve only. The specimen exhibits an elliptical shape; thin shell; white internal coloring; brown external coloring; no external sculpturing. Collected in the Brazos basin. The specimen measures over 120 mm in length and was assessed to be relatively-recently dead when collected.
Date: March 24, 1974
Creator: Britton, Joseph
Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum

Potamilus ohiensis, Specimen #634

Description: One preserved mussel specimen including both the left and right valves. The specimen exhibits an elliptical shape; thin shell; salmon internal coloring; tan external coloring; no external sculpturing. Collected in the Brazos basin. The specimen measures between 60 - 100 mm in length and was assessed to be relatively-recently dead when collected.
Date: March 24, 1974
Creator: Britton, Joseph
Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum

Potamilus ohiensis, Specimen #635

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. Collected in the Brazos basin. The specimen measures over 120 mm in length and was assessed to be long dead when collected.
Date: March 24, 1974
Creator: Britton, Joseph
Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum

Potamilus ohiensis, Specimen #636

Description: One preserved mussel specimen including the right valve only. The specimen exhibits an elliptical shape; thin shell; purple internal coloring; brown external coloring; no external sculpturing. Collected in the Brazos basin. The specimen measures over 120 mm in length and was assessed to be relatively-recently dead when collected.
Date: March 24, 1974
Creator: Britton, Joseph
Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum

Potamilus ohiensis, Specimen #637

Description: One preserved mussel specimen including both the left and right valves. The specimen exhibits an elliptical shape; thin shell; pink internal coloring; tan external coloring; no external sculpturing. Collected in the Brazos basin. The specimen measures over 120 mm in length and was assessed to be recently dead when collected.
Date: March 24, 1974
Creator: Britton, Joseph
Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum

Potamilus ohiensis, Specimen #638

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. Collected in the Brazos basin. The specimen measures between 100 - 120 mm in length and was assessed to be relatively-recently dead when collected.
Date: March 24, 1974
Creator: Britton, Joseph
Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum

Potamilus ohiensis, Specimen #639

Description: One preserved mussel specimen including both the left and right valves. The specimen exhibits an elliptical shape; thin shell; purple internal coloring; olive external coloring; no external sculpturing. Collected in the Brazos basin. The specimen measures over 120 mm in length and was assessed to be relatively-recently dead when collected.
Date: March 24, 1974
Creator: Britton, Joseph
Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum

Potamilus ohiensis, Specimen #684

Description: One preserved mussel specimen including the right valve only. The specimen exhibits an oval shape; thin shell; white internal coloring; tan external coloring; no external sculpturing. Collected in the Brazos basin. The specimen measures between 60 - 100 mm in length and was assessed to be relatively-recently dead when collected.
Date: March 13, 1971
Creator: Britton, Joseph
Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum

Potamilus ohiensis, Specimen #685

Description: One preserved mussel specimen including both the left and right valves. The specimen exhibits an oval shape; thin shell; white internal coloring; tan external coloring; no external sculpturing. Collected in the Brazos basin. The specimen measures between 60 - 100 mm in length and was assessed to be relatively-recently dead when collected.
Date: March 13, 1971
Creator: Britton, Joseph
Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum

Potamilus purpuratus, Specimen #603

Description: One preserved mussel specimen including both the left and right valves. The specimen exhibits an oval shape; thick shell; white internal coloring; dark brown external coloring; no external sculpturing. Collected in the Trinity basin. The specimen measures over 120 mm in length and was assessed to be relatively-recently dead when collected.
Date: March 17, 1972
Creator: Pettit, J.
Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum

Potamilus purpuratus, Specimen #604

Description: One preserved mussel specimen including the right valve only. The specimen exhibits a rhomboidal shape; thick shell; pink internal coloring; dark 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 recently dead when collected.
Date: March 17, 1972
Creator: Pettit, J.
Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum

Potamilus purpuratus, Specimen #605

Description: One preserved mussel specimen including the left valve only. The specimen exhibits an oval shape; thick shell; pink internal coloring; 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 recently dead when collected.
Date: March 17, 1972
Creator: Pettit, J.
Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum

Potamilus purpuratus, Specimen #606

Description: One preserved mussel specimen including the right valve only. 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: March 17, 1972
Creator: Pettit, J.
Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum

Potamilus purpuratus, Specimen #607

Description: One preserved mussel specimen including the right valve only. 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 0 - 60 mm in length and was assessed to be relatively-recently dead when collected.
Date: March 17, 1972
Creator: Pettit, J.
Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum

Quadrula mortoni, Specimen #927

Description: One preserved mussel specimen including both the left and right valves. The specimen exhibits a round 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 0 - 60 mm in length and was assessed to be relatively-recently dead when collected.
Date: March 17, 1972
Creator: Pettit, J.
Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum

Quadrula quadrula, Specimen #911

Description: One preserved mussel specimen including the left valve only. The specimen exhibits a quadrate shape; thick shell; double looped beak sculpturing; white internal coloring; brown external coloring; external sculpturing in the form of pustules. Collected in the Red River basin. The specimen measures between 60 - 100 mm in length and was assessed to be relatively-recently dead when collected.
Date: March 28, 1974
Creator: Pettit, J.
Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum

Quadrula quadrula, Specimen #912

Description: One preserved mussel specimen including the right valve only. The specimen exhibits a quadrate shape; thick shell; double looped beak sculpturing; white internal coloring; brown external coloring; external sculpturing in the form of pustules. Collected in the Red River basin. The specimen measures between 100 - 120 mm in length and was assessed to be relatively-recently dead when collected.
Date: March 28, 1974
Creator: Pettit, J.
Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum

Quadrula quadrula, Specimen #913

Description: One preserved mussel specimen including the left valve only. The specimen exhibits a quadrate shape; thick shell; double looped beak sculpturing; white internal coloring; brown external coloring; external sculpturing in the form of pustules. Collected in the Red River basin. The specimen measures between 100 - 120 mm in length and was assessed to be relatively-recently dead when collected.
Date: March 28, 1974
Creator: Pettit, J.
Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum

Quadrula quadrula, Specimen #914

Description: One preserved mussel specimen including the left valve only. The specimen exhibits a quadrate shape; thick shell; double looped beak sculpturing; white internal coloring; brown external coloring; external sculpturing in the form of pustules. Collected in the Red River basin. The specimen measures between 100 - 120 mm in length and was assessed to be long dead when collected.
Date: March 28, 1974
Creator: Pettit, J.
Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum