Chesapecten jeffersonius

Virginia State Fossil

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Chesapecten jeffersonius (Pliocene scallop) fossil

Chesapecten jeffersonius (Pliocene scallop) fossil shell; public domain photo on Wikipedia.

Chesapecten jeffersonius

Virginia designated Chesapecten jeffersonius (a scallop that lived during the Pliocene age) as the official state fossil in 1993.

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Chesapecten jeffersonius fossil shells; public domain photo on Wikipedia.