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    • Excavated from a block of submerged martrix deposited in the Chesapeake Bay by landslide.

      The common name, geoduck, is pronounced "gooey-duck."

      This specimen was donated to the Delaware Museum of Natural History.

    Taxonomy

    Geoduck Clam

    Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Mollusca
    Class: Bivalva
    Order: Adapedonta
    Family: Hiatellidae
    Genus: Panopea
    Species: P. americana
    Author Citation Conrad, 1838

    Geological Time Scale

    Eon: Phanerozoic
    Era: Cenozoic
    Period: Neogene
    Epoch: Miocene

    Stratigraphy

    Choptank Formation
    Drumcliff Member

    Biostratigraphy

    Shattuck Zone 17

    Provenance

    Collector: Heather Siple
    Date Collected: 07/03/2017
    Acquired by: Field Collection

    Dimensions

    Blank: 9cm
    Width: 15cm

    Location

    St Leonard
    Calvert County
    Maryland
    United States

    Comments

    Excavated from a block of submerged martrix deposited in the Chesapeake Bay by landslide.

    The common name, geoduck, is pronounced "gooey-duck."

    This specimen was donated to the Delaware Museum of Natural History.



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