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Fossil specimen : BGS GSM7863 – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Bivalvia

      Order Carditida

Fossil Name Cardinia suttonensis Tawney
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Cardinia suttonensis Tawney

Registration No. GSM7863
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Tawney Esq EB
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Comments Sutton Stone
Country Wales
Locality Sutton, Glamorgan
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Lower Lias (Undifferentiated)
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Pliensbachian Age (Jurassic Period) – Hettangian Age (Jurassic Period) (182.7 – 201.3 Ma B.P.)


Palmer CP 1975 Bull BMNH 26(1) p.86 pl 5,fig 1

Tawney EB 1866 QJGS XXII p.86 pl 4,fig 3

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