Chesapecten

a new genus of Pectinidae (Mollusca : Bivalvia) from the Miocene and Pliocene of easternNorth America
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Statementby Lauck W. Ward and Blake W. Blackwelder.
SeriesGeological Survey professional paper -- 861
ContributionsBlackwelder, Blake W., United States. Geological Survey.
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and Blackwelder, B. W.] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Chesapecten, a new genus of Pectinidae (Mollusca: Bivalvia) from the Chesapecten book and Pliocene of eastern North America, Author: B. Ward, L. and Blackwelder. Chesapecten is an extinct genus of scallop known from marine strata from the early Miocene to the early Pleistocene of the Eastern United States.

It flourished in the shallow seas along the Mid-Atlantic during this period. Other scallops lived at the same time, but Chesapectens were the most : Bivalvia. CHESAPECTEN JEFFERSONIUS InMartin Lister, an English naturalist, published volume III of his "Historiae Conchyliorum," comprehensive publication on shells.

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See the complete Chesapecten book Shores series book list in order, box sets or omnibus editions, and companion titles. Chesapecten book   Chesapecten jeffersonius is the index fossil for the Lower Yorktown Formation and is the earliest illustrated (“Historiae Conchyliorum Liber III” by Martin Lister in ) and described American fossil (by Thomas Say in ).

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Large Selection of Official Apparel Exclusives Flat-Rate Shipping. Chesapecten jeffersonius is the fossilized form of an extinct scallop, which lived in the early Pliocene epoch between four and five million years ago on Virginia's coastal ecten jeffersonius are commonly found in strata exposed along Coastal Plain cliffs along major rivers in southeastern Virginia and eastern North Carolina, and it is the index fossil for the Lower Yorktown Formation.

If the name Chesapecten sounds vaguely familiar, that's because this bivalve pays homage to Chesapeake Bay, where numerous specimens have been discovered. Chesapecten is also the first North American fossil ever to be described and illustrated in a book.

Chesapecten was the first genus of North American fossil to be described and illustrated; a drawing of C. jeffersonius appeared in English naturalist Martin Lister's Historiae Conchyliorum, Liber III in However, Lister did not give Chesapecten its name. C Chesapecten was formally named in by the paleontologists Ward and Blackwater.

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Chesapecten jeffersonius lived in the shallow seas along the Mid-Atlantic during the Miocene to Pliocene epochs (approximately 8 to 3 million years ago). The fossils of this long-extinct scallop are commonly found in exposed strata along Coastal Plain cliffs of major rivers in southeastern Virginia.

This species of scallop, Chesapecten jeffersonius is the first fossil from North America to be shown in scientific books. Its name is in dedication to both Thomas Jefferson and the Chesapeake Bay estuary.

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Spencer. The closest I find in similarity to the Florida Chesapecten are Chesapecten that I reported from the Rushmere Member of the Yorktown Formation along the Roanoke River in North Carolina. Based upon those similarities, I list the Florida Chesapecten in my collection as hybrid madisonius/septenarius (fig.

One additional point; Zone 2 is not. Chesapecten sp., a common fossil scallop in the Chesapeake Bay area.

Another scallop, possibly Pecten humphreysii (note the fewer and shallower grooves of the shell). Dentalium sp., a scaphopod (tusk shell). Crab claw. Astrhelia sp., coral. Balanus concavus, a barnacle. Fragments like this are very common, whole. Chesapecten jeffersonius is an extinct scallop that lived during the Pliocene.

It is the Virginia State Fossil. Fossils of Chesapecten jeffersonius have been found at Colonial National Historical Park, Virginia. Mammuthus columbi is a large elephant-like mammal that lived during the Pleistocene. Fossils of Mammuthus are known from many national.

The species is Chesapecten Jeffersonius and it is from the Pliocene (3 million years old)¸ the Eastover Formation. This is a stunning fossil shell that looks like it was alive today. *** This distinctive scallop is the state fossil of Virginia¸ and is the first fossil described in North America¸ in Read a Plot Overview of the entire book or a chapter by chapter Summary and Analysis.

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Among the many shells are beautiful fossil scallops, including forms like this called Pecten or Chesapecten. These fossils are from the Miocene. This Chesapecten jeffersonius is uncommon. Bothhalves of the specimen are present and sealed together.

It has distinctive character becauseother marine fossils, mostly barnacle, are attached. This species of scallop, Chesapecten jeffersonius is thefirst fossil from North America to be shown in scientific Rating: % positive. Fossilized Bivalve Chesapecten jeffersonius (b) Description.

Fossilized Bivalve Chesapecten jeffersonius (b) Species: Chesapecten jeffersonius (Bivalve –. This fossil is a Strophodonta brachiopod from the Potter's Farm formation near Alpena, Michigan. I've looked through the book "Strata and Megafossils of the Middle Devonian Silica Formation" and I believe this can be classified as Strophodonta radial ribs are much coarser compared to the typical Strophodonta demissa and the shell is thinner.

The first is a chapter named "Miocene and Pliocene Pectinidae from the Lee Creek Mine and adjacent areas" by Gibson in the book "Geology and Paleontology of the Lee Creek Mine volume 2".

The second publication is older. It is Julia Gardner's "Mollusca from the Miocene and Lower Pliocene of Virginia and North Carolina." Part 1. Books shelved as cheesy: Twilight by Stephenie Meyer, Anna and the French Kiss by Stephanie Perkins, To All the Boys I've Loved Before by Jenny Han, Brea.

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5 1/4″ wide x 5 1/4″ tall; This distinctive scallop is the state fossil of Virginia, and is the first fossil described in North America, in It is commonly found in stream valleys and on river beaches of Southeast Virginia and Eastern North. Book - The White River Badlands by O. Book - The White River Badlands Plate of Highly Detailed Blastoids from.

Pentremites rusticus Very Collectible Fossil Scallop w/ Both. Chesapecten nefrens Extremely Detailed Fossil Cricket from.Along the western shore of the Chesapeake Bay in southern Maryland is a famous fossil collecting area known as the Calvert Cliffs. Among the many shells are beautiful fossil scallops, including forms like this called Pecten or Chesapecten.

These fossils are from the Miocene epoch, between 5 and 25 million years old. Gryphaea.Fossilized Bivalve Chesapecten jeffersonius (a) Description. Fossilized Bivalve Chesapecten jeffersonius (a) Species: Chesapecten jeffersonius (Bivalve – .