Description: One preserved mussel specimen including the left valve only. The specimen exhibits a quadrate shape; thick shell; single looped beak sculpturing; purplish-white internal coloring; dark 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 relatively-recently dead when collected.
Date: October 21, 1971
Creator: Britton, Joseph
Item Type: Specimen
Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum