Bivalve shell

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Identification challenge

This specimen was simply labelled as ‘Trigonia‘. Looking at the three other bivalves, can you tell which species it might be?

Find out more about bivalves on the molluscs pages.

Common name

Bivalve shell

Scientific name

Trigonia

Type

Molluscs > Bivalves


Strata

Fullers Earth Formation

Time period

Middle Jurassic

Age

165 million years

Where found

Burton Bradstock

Found by

David Harvey

Museum

Dorset County Museum, Dorchester

Accession number

DCM.G.12807