London, South Kensington
20 November 2012
Specimens of fossilized scallops
from the Miocene (23-5 Mya) the plaque of Pectens maximus shells supported on a marble base with Orthoceras fragments.
24in. (61cm.) high
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Pectens maximus are commonly known as king scallops, these 6-inch shells are probably from the Burdigalian (20-16 Mya) of Lacoste.
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