Bivalve shell

Additional images

This is an unusual preservation of shells in the Portland Limestone. Usually they are only preserved as internal casts, the shell having dissolved away (see lower photo).

Find out more about bivalves on the molluscs pages.

Common name

Bivalve shell

Scientific name

Trigonia manselli

Type

Molluscs > Bivalves


Strata

Portland Limestone

Time period

Upper Jurassic

Age

Unknown

Where found

Unknown

Found by

Unknown

Museum

Portland Museum

Accession number

POLPM.1993.268