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Amblema plicata, Specimen #61

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 Trinity basin. The specimen measures between 60 - 100 mm in length and was assessed to be subfossil when collected.
Date: 1972
Creator: Pettit, J.
Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum

Amblema plicata, Specimen #62

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 Trinity basin. The specimen measures between 60 - 100 mm in length and was assessed to be subfossil when collected.
Date: 1972
Creator: Pettit, J.
Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum

Amblema plicata, Specimen #63

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 Trinity basin. The specimen measures between 0 - 60 mm in length and was assessed to be subfossil when collected.
Date: 1972
Creator: Pettit, J.
Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum

Amblema plicata, Specimen #64

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 Trinity basin. The specimen measures between 60 - 100 mm in length and was assessed to be subfossil when collected.
Date: 1972
Creator: Pettit, J.
Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum

Amblema plicata, Specimen #65

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; 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 very-long dead when collected.
Date: 1972
Creator: Pettit, J.
Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum

Amblema plicata, Specimen #66

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; 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 long dead when collected.
Date: 1972
Creator: Pettit, J.
Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum

Amblema plicata, Specimen #67

Description: One preserved mussel specimen including the left 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 Trinity basin. The specimen measures between 0 - 60 mm in length and was assessed to be subfossil when collected.
Date: 1972
Creator: Pettit, J.
Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum

Amblema plicata, Specimen #68

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 Trinity basin. The specimen measures between 60 - 100 mm in length and was assessed to be subfossil when collected.
Date: 1972
Creator: Pettit, J.
Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum

Amblema plicata, Specimen #69

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; brown external coloring; external sculpturing in the form of ridges. Collected in the Trinity basin. The specimen measures between 0 - 60 mm in length and was assessed to be very-long dead when collected.
Date: 1972
Creator: Pettit, J.
Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum

Amblema plicata, Specimen #70

Description: One preserved mussel specimen including the left valve only. The specimen exhibits a quadrate shape; thick shell; single looped beak sculpturing; white internal coloring; reddish-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 long dead when collected.
Date: 1973
Creator: Pettit, J.
Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum

Amblema plicata, Specimen #71

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; 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 long dead when collected.
Date: 1973
Creator: Pettit, J.
Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum

Amblema plicata, Specimen #72

Description: One preserved mussel specimen including both the left and right valves. 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 San Jacinto basin. The specimen measures between 60 - 100 mm in length and was assessed to be very-recently dead when collected.
Date: 1976
Creator: Britton, Joseph
Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum

Amblema plicata, Specimen #73

Description: One preserved mussel specimen including both the left and right valves. The specimen exhibits a quadrate shape; thick shell; single looped beak sculpturing; purplish-white internal coloring; reddish-brown external coloring; external sculpturing in the form of ridges. Collected in the San Jacinto basin. The specimen measures between 60 - 100 mm in length and was assessed to be very-recently dead when collected.
Date: 1976
Creator: Britton, Joseph
Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum

Amblema plicata, Specimen #74

Description: One preserved mussel specimen including both the left and right valves. The specimen exhibits a quadrate shape; thick shell; single looped beak sculpturing; white internal coloring; reddish-brown external coloring; external sculpturing in the form of ridges. Collected in the Guadalupe basin. The specimen measures between 60 - 100 mm in length and was assessed to be very-long dead when collected.
Date: August 23, 1979
Creator: Britton, Joseph; Britton, David; Britton, Michael & La Grove, M.
Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum

Amblema plicata, Specimen #75

Description: One preserved mussel specimen including both the left and right valves. The specimen exhibits a quadrate shape; thick shell; single looped beak sculpturing; white internal coloring; brown external coloring; external sculpturing in the form of ridges. Collected in the Guadalupe basin. The specimen measures between 100 - 120 mm in length and was assessed to be long dead when collected.
Date: August 23, 1979
Creator: Britton, Joseph; Britton, David; Britton, Michael & La Grove, M.
Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum

Amblema plicata, Specimen #76

Description: One preserved mussel specimen including both the left and right valves. The specimen exhibits a quadrate shape; thick shell; single looped beak sculpturing; white internal coloring; brown external coloring; external sculpturing in the form of ridges. Collected in the Guadalupe basin. The specimen measures between 60 - 100 mm in length and was assessed to be very-long dead when collected.
Date: August 23, 1979
Creator: Britton, Joseph; Britton, David; Britton, Michael & La Grove, M.
Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum

Amblema plicata, Specimen #77

Description: One preserved mussel specimen including both the left and right valves. The specimen exhibits a quadrate shape; thick shell; single looped beak sculpturing; white internal coloring; brown external coloring; external sculpturing in the form of ridges. Collected in the Guadalupe basin. The specimen measures between 60 - 100 mm in length and was assessed to be long dead when collected.
Date: August 23, 1979
Creator: Britton, Joseph; Britton, David; Britton, Michael & La Grove, M.
Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum

Amblema plicata, Specimen #78

Description: One preserved mussel specimen including both the left and right valves. The specimen exhibits a quadrate shape; thick shell; single looped beak sculpturing; white internal coloring; brown external coloring; external sculpturing in the form of ridges. Collected in the Guadalupe basin. The specimen measures between 60 - 100 mm in length and was assessed to be long dead when collected.
Date: August 23, 1979
Creator: Britton, Joseph; Britton, David; Britton, Michael & La Grove, M.
Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum

Amblema plicata, Specimen #79

Description: One preserved mussel specimen including both the left and right valves. The specimen exhibits a quadrate shape; thick shell; single looped beak sculpturing; white internal coloring; brown external coloring; external sculpturing in the form of ridges. Collected in the Guadalupe basin. The specimen measures between 100 - 120 mm in length and was assessed to be long dead when collected.
Date: August 23, 1979
Creator: Britton, Joseph; Britton, David; Britton, Michael & La Grove, M.
Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum

Amblema plicata, Specimen #80

Description: One preserved mussel specimen including both the left and right valves. The specimen exhibits a quadrate shape; thick shell; single looped beak sculpturing; white internal coloring; brown external coloring; external sculpturing in the form of ridges. Collected in the Guadalupe basin. The specimen measures between 100 - 120 mm in length and was assessed to be long dead when collected.
Date: August 23, 1979
Creator: Britton, Joseph; Britton, David; Britton, Michael & La Grove, M.
Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum

Amblema plicata, Specimen #81

Description: One preserved mussel specimen including both the left and right valves. The specimen exhibits a quadrate shape; thick shell; single looped beak sculpturing; white internal coloring; brown external coloring; external sculpturing in the form of ridges. Collected in the Guadalupe basin. The specimen measures between 60 - 100 mm in length and was assessed to be long dead when collected.
Date: August 23, 1979
Creator: Britton, Joseph; Britton, David; Britton, Michael & La Grove, M.
Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum

Amblema plicata, Specimen #82

Description: One preserved mussel specimen including both the left and right valves. The specimen exhibits a quadrate shape; thick shell; single looped beak sculpturing; white internal coloring; brown external coloring; external sculpturing in the form of ridges. Collected in the Guadalupe basin. The specimen measures between 60 - 100 mm in length and was assessed to be long dead when collected.
Date: August 23, 1979
Creator: Britton, Joseph; Britton, David; Britton, Michael & La Grove, M.
Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum

Amblema plicata, Specimen #83

Description: One preserved mussel specimen including both the left and right valves. The specimen exhibits a quadrate shape; thick shell; single looped beak sculpturing; white internal coloring; reddish-brown external coloring; external sculpturing in the form of ridges. Collected in the Guadalupe basin. The specimen measures between 100 - 120 mm in length and was assessed to be long dead when collected.
Date: August 24, 1979
Creator: Britton, Joseph; Britton, David; Britton, Michael & La Grove, M.
Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum

Amblema plicata, Specimen #84

Description: One preserved mussel specimen including both the left and right valves. The specimen exhibits a quadrate shape; thick shell; single looped beak sculpturing; white internal coloring; brown external coloring; external sculpturing in the form of ridges. Collected in the Guadalupe 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; Britton, Michael & La Grove, M.
Partner: Elm Fork Natural Heritage Museum