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Fossil specimen : BGS GSM92687 – Syntype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Bivalvia

      Order -

Fossil Name Semuridia jacksoni Melville
Type Status Syntype
Name History

Semuridia jacksoni Melville

Registration No. GSM92687
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Jackson, JF. - FGS. 1953
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Comments Lower Lias - Black Ven Marls - obtusum zone. 1" 326.
Country England
Locality Black Ven - Dorset.
Grid Reference Available from host institution
Rock Unit Lias Group
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

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


Melville 1956 Palaeontology - Amms excluded Stowell Park Bh - Bull Geol Surv Gt Britain No 11 p.117

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