Meleagrinella Echinata

Meleagrinella Echinata Fossil Bivalve
Meleagrinella Echinata
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  • Family: Bivalve
  • Species: Meleagrinella echinata
  • Geological Age: Cornbrash limestone, Jurassic, 200 to 145 million years ago.
  • Location: Weymouth, Dorset.



Meleagrinella echinata is a small extinct species of bivalve which was present during the Jurassic period, its shells, while smooth too touch as have faint ribbing present, these particular fossil specimens were found in the fossiliferous limestone known as Cornbrash, which is Jurassic in age, dating the animals to 200 to 145 million years old. They were collected from near Weymouth in Dorset and have been prepped and clean so show only minimal matrix. Supplied as single specimens, they are around 1 cm in size and will come supplied in a small packet with a label.

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