Pecten Jacobaeus

Pecten Jacobaeus pecten fossil
Pecten Jacobaeus
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  • Family: Bivalve
  • Species: Pecten jacobaeus
  • Geological Age: Miocene epoch, Neogene period, 23 to 5 million years ago.
  • Location: Coral Bay, Cyprus.



Pecten jacobaeus is a species of bivalve which is still alive today, they are a species of scallop belonging to the pectinidae family, this fossil specimen however is of one which lived during the Miocene epoch, part of the Neogene period, making the sample between 23 to 5 million years old. It was found in Coral bay, Cyprus and is a one off special sample and exhibits exceptional detail, the fossil has been professionally prepped and cleaned and the ribbing is exquisite with even minute troughs and abrasions in the shell being visible, it measures 8 cm in size, is fairly delicate so caution and care is a must when handling. It will come supplied in a packet with an information label.

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