Monday, February 24, 2020

Pecten jacobaeus Great Scallop Fossil

These images are of the Pecten jacobaeus pelecypod fossil. The animal existed in the Pliocene Epoch (4-3 million years ago) of Neogene Period. Fossils were discovered in Capasanta Isola di Planosa Livorno Italy.

Picture taken at Orciano Pisano Whale Exhibit in Museo di Geologia e Paleontologia Florence Italy (Università degli Studi di Firenze) in August 2019.