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 recently dead when collected.
Date: May 20, 1977
Creator: Golightly, C. & Evans, P.
Item Type: Specimen