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Fossil specimen : BGS GSM91801 – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Bivalvia

      Order -

Fossil Name Chlamys sp ind
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Chlamys sp ind

Registration No. GSM91801
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Tawney, EB. 1902
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Comments Lower Lias - Sutton Stone. This specimen is in the same sample box as GSM 7829. (Note; not sure which Sutton this belongs to, there are two Suttons in the Vale of Glamorgan?).
Country Wales
Locality Sutton, Glamorgan
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Lias Group
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Aalenian Age (Jurassic Period) – Rhaetian Age (Triassic Period) (171.6 – 203.6 Ma B.P.)


Allen 1905 Mem Geol Surv - Summ of Progress for 1904 p.176

Tawney 1866 Quart Journ Geol Soc Vol 22 (as Syntupes of Pecten etheridgii Tawney) p.81 pl3.,fig4

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