£1.00 – £1.50
- Family: Bivalve
- Species: Modiolus bipartitus
- Geological Age: Oxford clay, Jurassic, 200 to 145 million years ago.
- Location: Weymouth, Dorset.
Modiolus bipartitus is an extinct species of bivalve which belonged to the mytilidae family, like other modiolus species, they are easily recognised by their long, oblong shaped shells which have no ribbing and are often smooth. These particular fossil specimens are Jurassic in age, meaning they are between 200 to 145 million years old. The were collected from the Oxford clays near Weymouth in Dorset, UK and have been professionally cleaned so are matrix free. Available in 2 sizes they will come supplied in a packet with an information label.