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Fossil specimen : BGS Bj2538 – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Bivalvia

      Order Trigoniida

Fossil Name Laevitrigonia troedssoni Melville
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Laevitrigonia troedssoni Melville

Laevitrigonia sp nov

Registration No. Bj2538
Collector British Geological Survey 1950
Donor or Associated Person Name not available
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Comments Lower Lias - ibex zone - valdani [centaurus] subzone. Depth 1097ft.
Country England
Locality Stowell Park Boring - Northleach - Glos.
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.)


Melville 1956 Palaeontology - Amms excluded Stowell Park Bh - Bull Geol Surv Gt Britain No 11 p.125-126 plVI.,fig18

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