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Fossil specimen : BGS HR284 – Paratype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Bivalvia

      Order -

Fossil Name Limipecten nitidus Ramsbottom
Type Status Paratype
Name History

Limipecten nitidus Ramsbottom

Registration No. HR284
Collector British Geological Survey 1948
Donor or Associated Person Name not available
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Comments Coal Measures - Cefn Coed Marine Band. 1" = 248.
Country Wales
Locality Aberbaiden Farm, Glamorgan
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Coal Measures Group
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Westphalian Stage (Carboniferous Period) (308 – 319 Ma B.P.)

[Closest ICS interval: Moscovian Age – Bashkirian Age ]


Ramsbottom W H C 1952 Bull Geol Surv Great Britain No 4 p.21-22

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