Bivalve shell

This is a big and distinctive bivalve shell, but it’s not as well-preserved as others in our collections.

Find out more about bivalves on our molluscs pages.

Common name

Bivalve shell

Scientific name

Ctenostreon

Type

Molluscs > Bivalves


Strata

Corallian Group, Sandsfoot Grit

Time period

Upper Jurassic

Age

165 million years

Where found

Sandsfoot, Portland Harbour Shore

Found by

Richard Edmonds

Museum

Allhallows Museum, Honiton

Accession number

HONAM.2013.32.14