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  • Acila shumardi


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    Wrangellian
    • Most common bivalve on the mountain.

      Length is of one valve.

      Day of collection approximate.

    Taxonomy

    Cretaceous Clam

    Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Mollusca
    Class: Bivalvia
    Order: Nuculida
    Family: Nuculidae
    Genus: Acila
    Species: A. shumardi
    Author Citation Dall, 1909

    Geological Time Scale

    Eon: Phanerozoic
    Era: Mesozoic
    Period: Cretaceous
    Epoch: Late
    International Age: Santonian

    Stratigraphy

    Nanaimo Group
    Haslam Formation

    Provenance

    Collector: self
    Date Collected: 07/15/2013
    Acquired by: Field Collection

    Dimensions

    Blank: 21mm

    Location

    Mt. Tzuhalem
    Cowichan Valley, Vancouver Island
    British Columbia
    Canada

    Comments

    Most common bivalve on the mountain.

    Length is of one valve.

    Day of collection approximate.



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