Pycnodonte convexa (Say 1820) Articulated right/left valve

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Alternative Title

Bivalve Fossil (F. Gryphaeidae)

Description

(no DSM#) This common name for this type of oyster is called the Foam Oyster, or Honeycomb Oyster. Their temporal range extends all they way to the early Pleistocene, which means they survived the K-Pg extinction.

Date Created

66 million years

Spatial Coverage

Prairie Bluff Fm. (Chalk)

Temporal Coverage

Late Cretaceous

Type

PhysicalObject

Source

Rights

Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial No Derivatives license

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Pycnodonte convexa PB.jpg

Collection

Citation

“Pycnodonte convexa (Say 1820) Articulated right/left valve,” Mississippi State University Libraries, accessed October 7, 2022, https://msstate-exhibits.libraryhost.com/items/show/1503.

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