Pliocene shells are washed ashore in the southern part of the Netherlands or fished by shellfishers. Pliocene layers are also exposed in the mouth of our big rivers (Borssele). Most of the specimen are in bad condition. There is often a mix from Pliocene, Pleistocene and Holocene shells.
|Epitonium frondiculum (25 mm)
|Nassarius reticosus (45 mm)
|Colus curtus (52 mm) Borssele, Pliocene||Liomesus dalei (58 mm) Ierseke, Pliocene|
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