Joseph Britton Freshwater Mussel Collection - 10 Matching Results

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Lampsilis teres, Specimen #391

Description: One preserved mussel specimen including both the left and right valves. The specimen exhibits an elliptical shape; moderately thick shell; white internal coloring; tan external coloring; no external sculpturing. Collected in the Nueces basin. The specimen measures between 100 - 120 mm in length and was assessed to be relatively-recently dead when collected.
Date: August 25, 1979
Creator: Britton, Joseph & Britton, David
Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum

Lampsilis teres, Specimen #392

Description: One preserved mussel specimen including both the left and right valves. The specimen exhibits an elliptical shape; moderately thick shell; white internal coloring; tan external coloring; no external sculpturing. Collected in the Nueces basin. The specimen measures between 0 - 60 mm in length and was assessed to be relatively-recently dead when collected.
Date: August 25, 1979
Creator: Britton, Joseph & Britton, David
Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum

Lampsilis teres, Specimen #393

Description: One preserved mussel specimen including both the left and right valves. The specimen exhibits an elliptical shape; moderately thick shell; white internal coloring; tan external coloring; no external sculpturing. Collected in the Nueces basin. The specimen measures between 0 - 60 mm in length and was assessed to be relatively-recently dead when collected.
Date: August 25, 1979
Creator: Britton, Joseph & Britton, David
Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum

Lampsilis teres, Specimen #394

Description: One preserved mussel specimen including both the left and right valves. The specimen exhibits an elliptical shape; moderately thick shell; white internal coloring; yellow external coloring; no external sculpturing. Collected in the Nueces basin. The specimen measures between 60 - 100 mm in length and was assessed to be relatively-recently dead when collected.
Date: August 25, 1979
Creator: Britton, Joseph & Britton, David
Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum

Lampsilis teres, Specimen #395

Description: One preserved mussel specimen including both the left and right valves. The specimen exhibits an elliptical shape; moderately thick shell; white internal coloring; tan external coloring; no external sculpturing. Collected in the Nueces basin. The specimen measures between 0 - 60 mm in length and was assessed to be relatively-recently dead when collected.
Date: August 25, 1979
Creator: Britton, Joseph & Britton, David
Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum

Lampsilis teres, Specimen #396

Description: One preserved mussel specimen including both the left and right valves. The specimen exhibits an elliptical shape; moderately thick shell; white internal coloring; reddish-brown external coloring; no external sculpturing. Collected in the Nueces basin. The specimen measures between 60 - 100 mm in length and was assessed to be long dead when collected.
Date: August 25, 1979
Creator: Britton, Joseph & Britton, David
Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum

Pyganodon grandis, Specimen #831

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; brown external coloring; no external sculpturing. 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: August 23, 1979
Creator: Britton, Joseph; Britton, Michael; Britton, David & La Grove, M.
Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum

Pyganodon grandis, Specimen #832

Description: One preserved mussel specimen including both the left and right valves. 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 Guadalupe basin. The specimen measures over 120 mm in length and was assessed to be relatively-recently dead when collected.
Date: August 23, 1979
Creator: Britton, Joseph; Britton, Michael; Britton, David & La Grove, M.
Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum

Pyganodon grandis, Specimen #833

Description: One preserved mussel specimen including both the left and right valves. The specimen exhibits an elliptical shape; thin shell; double looped beak sculpturing; bluish-white internal coloring; reddish-brown external coloring; no external sculpturing. 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: August 23, 1979
Creator: Britton, Joseph; Britton, Michael; Britton, David & La Grove, M.
Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum

Toxolasma texasense, Specimen #1193

Description: One preserved mussel specimen including both the left and right valves. The specimen exhibits an elliptical shape; moderately thick shell; single looped beak sculpturing; white internal coloring; brown external coloring; no external sculpturing. Collected in the Nueces basin. The specimen measures between 0 - 60 mm in length and was assessed to be long dead when collected.
Date: August 25, 1979
Creator: Britton, Joseph; Britton, Michael; Britton, David & La Grove, M.
Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum