Joseph Britton Freshwater Mussel Collection - 4 Matching Results

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Glebula rotundata, Specimen #259

Description: One preserved mussel specimen including both the left and right valves. The specimen exhibits a round shape; thick shell; double looped beak sculpturing; white internal coloring; brown external coloring; no external sculpturing. The specimen measures between 60 - 100 mm in length and was assessed to be recently dead when collected.
Date: November 1, 1972
Creator: Britton, Joseph
Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum

Lampsilis hydiana, Specimen #461

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 San Jacinto basin. The specimen measures between 60 - 100 mm in length and was assessed to be recently dead when collected.
Date: November 1, 1976
Creator: Britton, Joseph
Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum

Leptodea fragilis, Specimen #524

Description: One preserved mussel specimen including both the left and right valves. The specimen exhibits an oval shape; thin shell; double looped beak sculpturing; white internal coloring; tan external coloring; no external sculpturing. Collected in the San Jacinto basin. The specimen measures between 100 - 120 mm in length and was assessed to be recently dead when collected.
Date: November 1, 1976
Creator: Britton, Joseph
Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum

Leptodea fragilis, Specimen #525

Description: One preserved mussel specimen including both the left and right valves. The specimen exhibits a rhomboidal shape; thin shell; double looped beak sculpturing; bluish-white internal coloring; tan external coloring; no external sculpturing. Collected in the San Jacinto basin. The specimen measures between 60 - 100 mm in length and was assessed to be long dead when collected.
Date: November 1, 1976
Creator: Britton, Joseph
Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum