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Utterbackia imbecillis, Specimen #1286

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; tan external coloring; no external sculpturing. Collected in the Colorado basin. The specimen measures between 0 - 60 mm in length and was assessed to be long dead when collected.
Date: June 15, 1979
Creator: Britton, Joseph; Brush, Sam & La Grove, M.
Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum