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Fossil specimen : BGS GSM24198 – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Bivalvia

      Order -

Fossil Name ?Cyrtodonta oboloidea (Hicks)
Type Status Holotype
Name History

?Cyrtodonta oboloidea (Hicks)

Glyptarca lobleyi Hicks

Registration No. GSM24198
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person H. Hicks
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Country Wales
Locality Ramsey Island
Grid Reference Not available
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 ]


Carter, 1971, Palaeontology, vol.14 no.2 p.255 pl.38 fig.11

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