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Fossil specimen : BGS GSM7872 – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Bivalvia

      Order -

Fossil Name Ceratomya gibbosa (Etheridge)
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Ceratomya gibbosa (Etheridge)

Registration No. GSM7872
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Tate Collection 1870 – 1872
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Comments Lower Lias - angulatus zone.
Country Northern Ireland
Locality Island Magee, Antrim
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Lias Group
Biozone Not available
Geological Age

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


Etheridge in Tate 1864 Quart Journ Geol Soc Vol 20 (as Holotype of Ceromya gibbosa Eth) p.112

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