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Fossil specimen : BGS GSM91989 – Holotype

Taxonomy
Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Bivalvia

      Order Carditida

Fossil Name Cardinia ingens Tawney
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Cardinia ingens Tawney

Provenance
Registration No. GSM91989
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Tawney,EB
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Comments Sutton Stone
Location
Country Wales
Locality Brocastle - Glamorgan - S Wales.
Grid Reference Not available
Stratigraphy
Rock Unit Lower Lias (Undifferentiated)
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Pliensbachian Age (Jurassic Period) – Hettangian Age (Jurassic Period) (183 – 199.6 Ma B.P.)

References
References

Palmer 1975 Bull BNNH 26 1 p.16 pl 5,fig 7

Tawney 1866 QJGS XXII pl 4,fig 2

Available Images

High resolution photographs

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Steroscopic photographs

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