ITALY: Pleistocene.

Italy has many good fossil sites. Most of them are pliocene, but there is some Pleistocene, Miocene and Eocene as well.We show a few shells supposed to be from the Pleistocene (San Nicomeda, Calabria), found by a friend.

Screen 1: Limopsoidea, Pinnoidea, Ostreoidea
Glycymeris inflatus Glycymeris inflatus
Glycymeris inflatus (46 mm), colno 39224 Glycymeris inflatus (74 mm), colno 39715
Atrina pectinata Ostrea lamellosa
Atrina pectinata (137 mm), colno 39712 Ostrea lamellosa (109 mm), colno 39714
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