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Fossil specimen : BGS Geol.Soc.6849 – Paratype

Taxonomy
Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Bivalvia

      Order Nuculoida

Fossil Name Pensarnia laeviformis Cope
Type Status Paratype
Name History

Pensarnia laeviformis Cope

Ctenodonta? laevis (J. de C. Sowerby)

Nucula laevis J. de C. Sowerby

Provenance
Registration No. Geol.Soc.6849
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Geol.Soc. 1911
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Comments Murchison Collection
Location
Country Wales
Locality Pensarn
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

Silurian System pl.22 fig.7

Sowerby, 1839, Sil.Syst pl.22 fig.1

Available Images

High resolution photographs

/BGS/P818807.JP2

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/BGS/P824333.JP2

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Steroscopic photographs

/BGS/P819357.JP2

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/BGS/P826085.JP2

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