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    • A surf clam from the Zandmotor. These are incredibly common and pretty much litter the beach. 

       

       

      Edit: I used to think that these were Mactra plistoneerlandica, aka Mactra stultorum plistoneerlandica, but didn't realize my mistake till recently.

    Taxonomy

    Surf clam

    Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Mollusca
    Class: Bivalvia
    Order: Veneroida
    Family: Mactridae
    Genus: Spisula
    Species: Spisula solida
    Author Citation Linnaeus (1758)

    Geological Time Scale

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

    Stratigraphy

    Eem Formation

    Provenance

    Collector: Max Dereme
    Date Collected: 02/04/2018
    Acquired by: Field Collection

    Location

    Sand Motor (Zandmotor)
    South Holland
    Netherlands

    Comments

    A surf clam from the Zandmotor. These are incredibly common and pretty much litter the beach. 

     

     

    Edit: I used to think that these were Mactra plistoneerlandica, aka Mactra stultorum plistoneerlandica, but didn't realize my mistake till recently.



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