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Fossil specimen : BGS GSM3683 – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Bivalvia

      Order -

Fossil Name Bakevellia laevis (Buckman J )
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Bakevellia laevis (Buckman J )

Registration No. GSM3683
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Buckman, SS. 1888
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Comments Lower Lias - striati zone.
Country England
Locality Battledown Hill - Cheltenham - Glos.
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Lias Group
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Aalenian Age (Jurassic Period) – Rhaetian Age (Triassic Period) (170.3 – 209.5 Ma B.P.)


Allan 1905 Mem Geol Surv - Summ of Progress p.174

Buckman J in Murchison 1845 Geology of Cheltenham 2nd Edition 2nd Issue (as Holotype of Gervilla laevis J Buckman) pl10.,fig8

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