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    Mercenaria corrugata


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    • Extinct Quahog.  Commonly found within Bed 10 of the Pinecrest Member.

    Taxonomy

    Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Mollusca
    Class: Bivalvia
    Order: Venerida
    Family: Veneridae
    Genus: Mercenaria
    Species: M. corrugata
    Author Citation (Lamarck, 1818)

    Geological Time Scale

    Era: Cenozoic
    Period: Neogene
    Epoch: Pliocene
    International Age: Piacenzian

    Stratigraphy

    Tamiami Formation
    Pinecrest Sand Member

    Provenance

    Collector: Michael Reagin
    Date Collected: 04/09/2011
    Acquired by: Field Collection

    Dimensions

    Width: 121mm
    Height: 106mm
    Thickness: 70mm

    Location

    SMR Phase 8 pit
    Sarasota County
    Florida
    United States

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    Extinct Quahog.  Commonly found within Bed 10 of the Pinecrest Member.

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