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Fossil specimen : BGS GSE3818 – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Bivalvia

      Order -

Fossil Name Leptodomus? clavatus (R Etheridge junior)
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Leptodomus? clavatus (R Etheridge junior)

Sanguinolites clavatus

Registration No. GSE3818
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Name not available
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Comments B268c Calciferous sandstone Series
Country Scotland
Locality Water of Leith - Midlothian.
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Carboniferous Rocks (Undifferentiated)
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Carboniferous Period (Carboniferous Period) (298.9 – 358.9 Ma B.P.)


Etheridge jun R 1876 Ann Mag Nat Hist XVIII pl.IV fig 10

Hind W 1900 Mon Pal Soc pl.40,fig 7

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