Bivalve shell

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As you will see from the strata details, W.D.Lang was very meticulous when recording the details of his finds, unlike many collectors of the time. This specimen of a bivalve (scallop) shell is well-preserved, and was revealed by splitting the rock surrounding it.

Find out more about bivalves on the molluscs pages.

Common name

Bivalve shell

Scientific name

Chlamys rollei

Type

Molluscs > Bivalves


Strata

Belemnite Marls, 3 inches above the base of bed 108

Time period

Lower Jurassic

Age

185 million years

Where found

Stonebarrow, near Charmouth

Found by

W.D.Lang

Museum

Lyme Regis Museum

Accession number

L.1973.124-125