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Fossil specimen : BGS GSM108102 – Paratype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Bivalvia

      Order -

Fossil Name Pteromya wilkesleyensis Cox
Type Status Paratype
Name History

Pteromya wilkesleyensis Cox

Registration No. GSM108102
Collector British Geological Survey - Allander, R. 1959
Donor or Associated Person Name not available
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Comments Lower Lias - planorbis zone - planorbis subzone. 1" 122 (Nantwich). NGR: 628 415. Bh No: SJ 64 SW/7.
Country England
Locality Wilkesley Bh - Whitchurch - Cheshire.
Grid Reference Available from host institution
Rock Unit Lias Group
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

Aalenian Age (Jurassic Period) – Rhaetian Age (Triassic Period) (170.3 – 209.5 Ma B.P.)


Cox LR 1963 Palaeontology 6 p.590

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