Fossil Information (Phanerozoic Eon)

ID:62
Fossil Type:Shell
Fossil Description:Articulate Brachiopod (prehistoric scallop)
Status:Extinct
Relative Size:Medium
Class:Articulata (Articulate Brachiopods)
Order:Terebratullida
Superfamily:Terebratullaceae
Family:Terebratellidae
Scientific Name (Genus species):Chloristothyris plicata (Say, 1820)
Era/Period:Mesozoic/Cretaceous
Epoch/Age:Maastrichtian
MYA:67 to 74
Discovery Location (Water, Land):Big Brook
Discovery Location (City, ST):Marlboro/Colts Neck, NJ
Discovery Location (County):Monmouth
Deepest Formation:Mount Laurel / Winona undifferentiated
Color:Gray
Comments:Tiny, similar to modern scallop, a complete one found with both halves intact
Collector Name:RLD
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