BELGIUM: Pliocene, Scaldisian

The most profitable sites for Pliocene shells are near Antwerpen. By all kinds of construction works on the docs Pliocene layers are exposed, for example near Kallo. You mostly need authorisation to visit the premises.

To identify this fauna there are some excellent publications, written by Robert Marquet:
       1. De Pliocene Gastropodenfauna van Kallo, Belg.Ver. voor Paleontologie, Antwerpen 1998
       2. The Neogene Amphineura amd Bivalvia (Protobranchia and Pteriomorphia) from Kallo and Doel (Belgium), Paleontos No 2, 2002
       3. The Neogene Bivalvia (Heterodonta and Anomalodesmata) and Scaphopopda from Kallo and Doel (Belgium), Paleontos No 6, 2005

Screen 1: Dentaliida
Dentalium sexangulum Dentalium species
Dentalium sexangulum (8 mm), colno 14405 Dentalium species (11 mm), colno 14400
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Dentaliida Patelloidea Fissurelloidea Trochoidea Cirroidea Stromboidea Rissooidea Tornoidea
Cerithioidea Vermetoidea Littorinoidea Janthinoidea Eulimoidea Buccinoidea Columbelloidea Conoidea
Mitroidea Volutoidea Muricoidea Naticoidea Cypraeoidea Lamellarioidea Calyptraeoidea Tonnoidea
Ficoidea Pyramidelloidea Acteonoidea Bulloidea Ellobioidea Nucinelloidea Nuculoidea Nuculanoidea
Arcoidea Limopsoidea Mytiloidea Pinoidea Limoidea Ostreoidea Pectinoidea Anomioidea
Lucinoidea Galeommatoidea Carditoidea Astartoidea Cardioidea Mactroidea Tellinoidea Arcticoidea
Glossoidea Veneroidea Myoidea Hiatelloidea Pandoroidea