Fossil Information (Phanerozoic Eon)

ID:110
Fossil Type:Shell
Fossil Description:Lima pelagica (prehistoric cockle)
Status:Extinct
Relative Size:Medium
Class:Bivalvia
Subclass:Pteriomorphia, Pteriomorpha
Order:Pterioida
Suborder:Pteriina
Superfamily:Limaceae, Limacea
Family:Limidae
Scientific Name (Genus species):Lima pelagica (Morton, 1833)
Era/Period:Mesozoic/Cretaceous
Epoch/Age:Maastrichtian
MYA:About 72
Discovery Location (Water, Land):Poricy Brook
Discovery Location (City, ST):Middletown, NJ
Discovery Location (County):Monmouth
Deepest Formation:Navesink
Color:White
Comments:Ribbed, similar to modern cockle
Collector Name:EMD
Image Filename 1:DSCF3582.jpg

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