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    • This is an index fossil for the Drumcliffs Member of the Choptank Formation.

       

      Donated to the Delaware Museum of Natural History

    Taxonomy

    Scallop

    Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Mollusca
    Class: Bivalva
    Order: Osreoida
    Family: Pectinidae
    Genus: Chesapecten
    Species: C. nefrens
    Author Citation Ward and Blackwelder, 1975

    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: 42mm
    Width: 39mm
    Height: 4mm

    Location

    St Leonard
    Calvert County
    Maryland
    United States

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    This is an index fossil for the Drumcliffs Member of the Choptank Formation.

     

    Donated to the Delaware Museum of Natural History



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