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Fossil specimen : BGS GSM22065 – Lectotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Bivalvia

      Order -

Fossil Name Modiolopsis solvensis Hicks
Type Status Lectotype
Name History

Modiolopsis solvensis Hicks

"Praearca" cambrensis (Hicks)

Registration No. GSM22065
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) (465.5 – 477.7 Ma B.P.)

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


Carter, 1971, Palaeontology, vol.14 no.2 p.254 pl. 38 figs 15,17

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