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    • This very nice and rare sunset shell was found in an extension of the Rotterdam airport, known as the Maasvlakte 2. One of the favorite bivalves of my collection :)

       

      Another name of this species is Psammobia fervensis, but this name is no longer accepted. 

    Taxonomy

    Faroe sunset shell

    Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Mollusca
    Class: Bivalvia
    Order: Veneroida
    Family: Psammobiidae
    Genus: Gari
    Species: G. fervensis
    Author Citation Gmelin

    Geological Time Scale

    Era: Cenozoic
    Period: Quaternary
    Epoch: Pleistocene
    International Age: Eemian

    Stratigraphy

    Eem Formation

    Provenance

    Collector: Max Dereme
    Date Collected: 04/19/2015
    Acquired by: Field Collection

    Location

    Maasvlakte 2
    South Holland
    Netherlands

    Comments

    This very nice and rare sunset shell was found in an extension of the Rotterdam airport, known as the Maasvlakte 2. One of the favorite bivalves of my collection :)

     

    Another name of this species is Psammobia fervensis, but this name is no longer accepted. 



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