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Fossil specimen : BGS GSM7835 – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Bivalvia

      Order Ostreoida

Fossil Name Pinna sp
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Pinna sp

Registration No. GSM7835
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Tawney, EB. 1902
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Comments Lower Lias.
Country Wales
Locality Southerdown - Glamorgan - S Wales.
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.)


Allen 1905 Mem Geol Surv - Summ of Progress p.176

Tawney 1866 Quart Journ Geol Soc Vol 22 (as Holotype of Perna ramsayi Tawney) p.86

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