Bivalve oyster shell

This unweathered block of Greensand contains many bivalve specimens, as well as parts of two scallop shells. The preservation is very good, and much fine detail can be seen.

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Common name

Bivalve oyster shell

Scientific name

Amphidonte obliquatum

Type

Molluscs > Bivalves


Strata

Upper Greensand

Time period

Lower Cretaceous

Age

110 million years

Where found

Lyme Regis area

Found by

Unknown

Museum

Lyme Regis Museum

Accession number

L.1999.4.1