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Fossil specimen : BGS GSE13879 – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Bivalvia

      Order -

Fossil Name Placunopsis propediscus Graham
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Placunopsis propediscus Graham

Registration No. GSE13879
Collector No name given.
Donor or Associated Person Name not available
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Comments Blue Tour Limestone - Namurian E2.
Country Scotland
Locality Garpel Water - Muirkirk - Ayrshire.
Grid Reference Available from host institution
Rock Unit Blue Tour Limestone
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Arnsbergian Substage (Carboniferous Period) (324 – 328 Ma B.P.)

[Closest ICS interval: Serpukhovian Age ]


Graham GK 1988 Scottish Journal of Geology Vol 24 Part 3 Fig 1D

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