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Chlamys islandica

Similar species: Other scallops
Chlamys islandica - © Sarah Longrigg

Chlamys islandica sub-fossil aged about 10,000 years.
Many of these shells can be found on beaches along the Clyde Coast in Western Scotland
See also the scallops page

Chlamys islandica - © Sarah Longrigg

Right valve showing intact ears, Clyde Estuary.
Many thanks to the finder of this shell for allowing me to photograph it.