Bivalve shell

This bivalve (scallop) is near-complete, and shows the strong ribbing normally seen in this species.

Find out more about bivalves on the molluscs pages.

Common name

Bivalve shell

Scientific name

Neithea gibbosa

Type

Molluscs > Bivalves


Strata

Upper Greensand

Time period

Lower Cretaceous

Age

110 million years

Where found

Lyme Regis

Found by

V.H.W.Wingrave

Museum

Lyme Regis Museum

Accession number

L.1973.524