Joseph Britton Freshwater Mussel Collection - 5 Matching Results

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Amblema plicata, Specimen #108

Description: One preserved mussel specimen including the right valve only. The specimen exhibits a quadrate shape; thick shell; single looped beak sculpturing; white internal coloring; external sculpturing in the form of ridges. Collected in the Colorado basin. The specimen measures between 60 - 100 mm in length and was assessed to be subfossil when collected.
Date: June 15, 1979
Creator: Britton, Joseph; Brush, Sam & La Grove, M.
Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum

Amblema plicata, Specimen #109

Description: One preserved mussel specimen including the right valve only. The specimen exhibits a quadrate shape; thick shell; single looped beak sculpturing; white internal coloring; external sculpturing in the form of ridges. Collected in the Colorado basin. The specimen measures between 60 - 100 mm in length and was assessed to be subfossil when collected.
Date: June 15, 1979
Creator: Britton, Joseph; Brush, Sam & La Grove, M.
Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum

Quadrula petrina, Specimen #1080

Description: One preserved mussel specimen including the right valve only. The specimen exhibits an elliptical shape; moderately thick shell; white internal coloring; no external sculpturing. Collected in the Colorado basin. The specimen measures between 0 - 60 mm in length and was assessed to be very-long dead when collected.
Date: June 15, 1979
Creator: Britton, Joseph; Brush, Sam & La Grove, M.
Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum

Quadrula petrina, Specimen #1081

Description: One preserved mussel specimen including the right valve only. The specimen exhibits a round shape; moderately thick shell; white internal coloring; tan external coloring; no external sculpturing. Collected in the Colorado basin. The specimen measures between 60 - 100 mm in length and was assessed to be long dead when collected.
Date: June 16, 1979
Creator: Britton, Joseph; Brush, Sam & La Grove, M.
Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum

Tritogonia verrucosa, Specimen #902

Description: One preserved mussel specimen including the right valve only. The specimen exhibits an elliptical shape; thick shell; white internal coloring; tan external coloring; no external sculpturing. Collected in the Colorado basin. The specimen measures between 60 - 100 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