This virtual collection was last curated by Jonathan Hendricks on April 18, 2019. Each model is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International License. Unless otherwise indicated, each model was created by Emily Hauf using specimens at the Paleontological Research Institution, Ithaca, New York.
Major morphological features of bivalve shells (annotated model)
Fossil specimen of the bivalve Mercenaria mercenaria from the Quaternary of St. Mary’s County, Maryland (PRI 76728). Specimen is from the collections of the Paleontological Research Institution, Ithaca, New York. Width of specimen is approximately 10 cm.