Bivalve shell

The Kellaways Beds are poorly-exposed in Dorset but they are rich in fossils, particularly with an assortment of shells that once clearly thrived on the sea bed.

Find out more about bivalves on the molluscs pages.

Common name

Bivalve shell

Type

Molluscs > Bivalves


Strata

Kellaways Beds

Time period

Middle Jurassic

Age

165 million years

Where found

Corscombe

Found by

Found by David Harvey

Museum

Dorset County Museum, Dorchester

Accession number

DCM.G.12721