Bivalve shell

This small scallop, a kind of bivalve, is very well preserved, and shows wonderful fine detail and numerous growth lines.

Find out more about bivalves on the molluscs pages.

Common name

Bivalve shell

Scientific name

Chlamys textoria

Type

Molluscs > Bivalves


Strata

Blue Lias

Time period

Lower Jurassic

Age

200 million years

Where found

Lyme Regis area

Found by

Unknown

Museum

Lyme Regis Museum

Accession number

L.1973.12