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Utterbackia imbecillis, Specimen #1326

Description: One preserved mussel specimen including the left valve only. The specimen exhibits an elliptical shape; thin shell; double looped beak sculpturing; bluish-white internal coloring; tan external coloring; no external sculpturing. Collected in the Brazos basin. The specimen measures between 60 - 100 mm in length and was assessed to be long dead when collected.
Date: January 22, 1976
Creator: Britton, Joseph

Truncilla truncata, Specimen #1223

Description: One preserved mussel specimen including both the left and right valves. The specimen exhibits a triangular shape; thick shell; white internal coloring; olive external coloring; no external sculpturing. Collected in the Trinity basin. The specimen measures between 0 - 60 mm in length and was assessed to be recently dead when collected.
Date: October 8, 1972
Creator: Britton, Joseph

Leptodea fragilis, Specimen #494

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 Trinity basin. The specimen measures between 100 - 120 mm in length and was assessed to be relatively-recently dead when collected.
Date: August 12, 1975
Creator: Britton, Joseph

Cyrtonaias tampicoensis, Specimen #181

Description: One preserved mussel specimen including the left valve only. The specimen exhibits an oval 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 relatively-recently dead when collected.
Date: January 22, 1976
Creator: Britton, Joseph

Utterbackia imbecillis, Specimen #1301

Description: One preserved mussel specimen including both the left and right valves. The specimen exhibits an elliptical shape; thin shell; double looped beak sculpturing; bluish-white internal coloring; green external coloring; no external sculpturing. Collected in the Cypress basin. The specimen measures between 0 - 60 mm in length and was assessed to be relatively-recently dead when collected.
Date: October 17, 1974
Creator: Britton, Joseph

Toxolasma texasense, Specimen #1139

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; black external coloring; no external sculpturing. Collected in the Cypress basin. The specimen measures between 0 - 60 mm in length and was assessed to be long dead when collected.
Date: October 17, 1974
Creator: Britton, Joseph