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Fossil specimen : BGS GSE2083 – Syntype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Bivalvia

      Order -

Fossil Name Aviculopecten subcoindeus Etheridge R jun
Type Status Syntype
Name History

Aviculopecten subcoindeus Etheridge R jun

Registration No. GSE2083
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" 49. No Parent Sample Number given.
Country Scotland
Locality Knockhill Quarry - Strathkinness - Fife.
Grid Reference Available from host institution
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 ]


Etheridge RE jun 1876 Ann Mag Nat Hist Vol XVIII pliv.,fig1

Hind W 1904 Mon Pal Soc Vol II plxvii.,fig2

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