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Fossil specimen : BGS GSE6417 – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Bivalvia

      Order -

Fossil Name Pterinopectinella obliqua (Hind)
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Pterinopectinella obliqua (Hind)

Registration No. GSE6417
Collector No name given.
Donor or Associated Person Name not available
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Comments Millstone Grit. 1" 32.
Country Scotland
Locality Bilston Burn - Midlothian.
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Millstone Grit Group
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Namurian Stage (Carboniferous Period) (319 – 329 Ma B.P.)

[Closest ICS interval: Bashkirian Age – Serpukhovian Age ]


Hind W Trans Roy Soc Edinburgh Vol 46 Part II (as Aviculopecten obliquus) pl1.,fig8

Wilson Palaeontology Vol 4 Part 4 pl66.,fig12

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