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Fossil specimen : BGS GSM7871 – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Bivalvia

      Order -

Fossil Name Cercomya myacina (Tate)
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Cercomya myacina (Tate)

Registration No. GSM7871
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 z).
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.)


Tate 1870 Ann Report Belfast Nat FC App 1 (as Holotype of Anatina myacina Tate) p.22

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