Tuesday, December 11, 2018

Mercenaria Clam Fossil

This image is of a Mercenaria sp. clam fossil.  The fossil dates to the Jurassic Period (210-145 million years ago). The specimen was found in Mahajunga, Madagascar. It was on display at the Indiana University Southeast (IUS)
campus, first floor of Sciences Building as part of Glenn M. Mason collection. Image taken November 2018.