A fragmentary nerineoid gastropod collected from the Maasvlakte 2 beach may be identified as Ptygmatis cf. bruntrutana (Thurmann, 1832). Probably originating from Upper Jurassic strata in north-eastern France, it must have been transported here by a forerunner of the River Meuse (Maas).

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Reumer, J., & Schinkel, Anders. (2024). A distant traveller: a Late Jurassic nerineoid gastropod (Mollusca, Heterobranchia) on the Maasvlakte 2 beach, the Netherlands. Geologie en Mijnbouw, 103(e9). doi:10.1017/njg.2024.8