Date: Tue, 12 Aug 2003 14:52:01 -0400
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From: David Kirsh <mediashun@MINDSPRING.COM>
Subject: Re: White Mussel
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Try Mytilopsis leucophaeara(sp?). Does it have a small platform on the inside near the tip?
From: lindawbush <shell2002@CHARTER.NET>
Sent: 08/12/03 12:30 PM
Subject: White Mussel
> Hi, CONCH-L!
I have a Mytilidae I can't identify (am look for the
locality, but this dates from my beginner days, I think).
It is smooth, no striations (this is marine, not fresh
water); the outside is white with a trace of a brown layer
(periostracum). The nacre is white.
Does anyone recognize this species from my description
(sorry, no digital camera, and my scanner has no depth of
field to handle this).