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  • Laevicardium sp. (Swainson 1840)


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    Ludwigia
    • Shell preservation.

    Taxonomy

    Bivalve

    Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Mollusca
    Class: Bivalvia
    Order: Veneroida
    Family: Cardiidae
    Genus: Laevicardium
    Species: L. sp.
    Author Citation Swainson 1840

    Geological Time Scale

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

    Stratigraphy

    Gosau-Schichten
    Hochmoos-Schichten

    Provenance

    Collector: Roger Furze
    Date Collected: 08/18/2006
    Acquired by: Field Collection

    Dimensions

    Blank: 2.5

    Location

    Pass Gschuett
    Gosau
    Salzburgerland
    Austria

    Comments

    Shell preservation.



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    Hello Roger. Is that aragonitic preservation? And I thought that Campanian was exceptional for aragonite to be preserved!

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