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Potamilus purpuratus, Specimen #725

Description: One preserved mussel specimen including both the left and right valves. The specimen exhibits a rhomboidal shape; thick shell; purple internal coloring; reddish-brown external coloring; no external sculpturing. Collected in the Brazos basin. The specimen measures over 120 mm in length and was assessed to be recently dead when collected.
Date: October 4, 1980
Creator: Golightly, C. & Moorhead, D.

Potamilus purpuratus, Specimen #726

Description: One preserved mussel specimen including both the left and right valves. The specimen exhibits a rhomboidal shape; thick shell; pink internal coloring; dark brown external coloring; no external sculpturing. Collected in the Brazos basin. The specimen measures between 100 - 120 mm in length and was assessed to be recently dead when collected.
Date: October 4, 1980
Creator: Golightly, C. & Moorhead, D.

Toxolasma texasense, Specimen #1207

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 Brazos basin. The specimen measures between 0 - 60 mm in length and was assessed to be long dead when collected.
Date: October 4, 1980
Creator: Golightly, C. & Moorhead, D.

Toxolasma texasense, Specimen #1208

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 Brazos basin. The specimen measures between 0 - 60 mm in length and was assessed to be long dead when collected.
Date: October 4, 1980
Creator: Golightly, C. & Moorhead, D.

Arcidens confragosus, Specimen #1604

Description: One preserved mussel specimen including both the left and right valves. The specimen exhibits an oval shape; moderately thick shell; white internal coloring; reddish-brown external coloring; no external sculpturing. Collected in the Trinity basin. The specimen measures between 100 - 120 mm in length and was assessed to be relatively-recently dead when collected.
Date: 1981
Creator: Kennedy, James