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Fossil specimen : BGS Geol.Soc.Coll.7798 – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Bivalvia

      Order -

Fossil Name Ribeiria pholadiformis Sharpe
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Ribeiria pholadiformis Sharpe

Registration No. Geol.Soc.Coll.7798
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Geol.Soc. 1911
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Country Portugal
Locality Ribeira dos Palheiros
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Silurian Rocks (Undifferentiated)
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Silurian Period (Silurian Period) (419.2 – 443.8 Ma B.P.)


J.Sharpe, 1853, Quart.Jour.Geol.Soc. vol 9, pl.9 fig.17b&c. descr pp157/157 p.157 pl. 9 fig 17b & c

Pojeta, 1976, USGS Prof Pap 968 p.50 pl. 7 fig. 3-7

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