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Fossil specimen : BGS GSE2075 – Syntype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Bivalvia

      Order -

Fossil Name Aviculopecten eskdalensis Hind
Type Status Syntype
Name History

Aviculopecten eskdalensis Hind

Registration No. GSE2075
Collector No name given.
Donor or Associated Person Name not available
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Comments Calciferous Sandstone Series. 1" 11.
Country Scotland
Locality Glencartholm - Langholm - Dumfriesshire.
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Strathclyde Group
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Brigantian Substage (Carboniferous Period) – Chadian Substage (Carboniferous Period) (329 – 346.7 Ma B.P.)

[Closest ICS interval: Visean Age – Tournaisian Age ]


Hind W 1904 British Carb Lamellibranchs - Mon Pal Soc Vol II plxii.,fig7

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