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Fossil specimen : BGS GSM22063 – Lectotype

Taxonomy
Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Bivalvia

      Order -

Fossil Name Actinodonta ramseyensis (Hicks)
Type Status Lectotype
Name History

Actinodonta ramseyensis (Hicks)

Orthodesma semiradiata

Modiolopsis hormfrayi Hicks

Provenance
Registration No. GSM22063
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person H.Hicks
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Comments
Location
Country Wales
Locality Ramsey Island
Grid Reference Not available
Stratigraphy
Rock Unit Arenig Rocks (Undifferentiated)
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Arenig Series (Ordovician Period) (467 – 478.6 Ma B.P.)

[Closest ICS interval: Mid Ordovician Epoch – Early Ordovician Epoch ]

References
References

Carter, 1971, Palaeontology, vol.14 no.2 p.257 pl.39 fig.1

Available Images

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